Drugs that can cause or exacerbate Narrow Angle Glaucoma

Drug-induced glaucoma is a form of secondary glaucoma. Several types of drugs, such as adrenergic agonists, cholinergics, anti-cholinergics, sulfa-based drugs (e.g. topiramate), selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, tricyclic and tetracyclic anti-depressants, anticoagulants, and antihistamines, have been reported to induce secondary acute angle-closure glaucoma [].
Cabergoline (brand names Dostinex and Cabaser), an ergot derivative, is a potent dopamine D2 receptor agonist. The drug is prescribed in Parkinson’s disease, prolactin-producing pituitary gland tumors, ablactation and dysfunctions associated with hyperprolactinemia. It stimulates dopamine receptors in lactophilic hypothalamic cells to suppress prolactin secretion in the pituitary gland
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