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Which antidepressants are safe for glaucoma?

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Dr. Richard Lehrer
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Depends

Many antidepressants are in the category of tricyclics and others which can cause worsening of narrow angle glaucoma.
It is important to check with your eye doctor. In some severe cases, medications can be used even if risky, under close supervision.

In brief: Depends

Many antidepressants are in the category of tricyclics and others which can cause worsening of narrow angle glaucoma.
It is important to check with your eye doctor. In some severe cases, medications can be used even if risky, under close supervision.
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Dr. Theodore Wu
Ophthalmology

In brief: Glaucoma

For glaucoma patients, it may be wise to avoid citalopram (celexa) and Imipramine (tofranil).
Ask your glaucoma doctor what medicine is safe for your eyes, since there are many sub-types of glaucoma.

In brief: Glaucoma

For glaucoma patients, it may be wise to avoid citalopram (celexa) and Imipramine (tofranil).
Ask your glaucoma doctor what medicine is safe for your eyes, since there are many sub-types of glaucoma.
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