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[Effects of acetazolamide (Diamox, Glaupax) on tear production].

@article{Rohrschneider1991EffectsOA,
  title={[Effects of acetazolamide (Diamox, Glaupax) on tear production].},
  author={Klaus Rohrschneider and H. R. Koch},
  journal={Klinische Monatsblatter fur Augenheilkunde},
  year={1991},
  volume={199 2},
  pages={
          79-83
        }
}
In view of personal clinical observations, it appeared possible that a therapy with the carboanhydrase inhibitor acetazolamide leads to a reduction of tear production and induces a dry eye syndrome. Tear secretion was therefore measured by Schirmer tests in a control group of 66 patients after cataract surgery and in a test group of 20 patients who were treated with acetazolamide (Diamox, Glaupax) on the day after the cataract operation. The results were subjected to a statistical analysis with… 
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