Drug-induced myopia.

  • Published 2003 in Prescrire international


(1) Acute myopia can be drug-induced. (2) Cholinergic drugs cause accommodative spasm responsible for myopia. (3) Many other drugs, such as sulphonamides, and diuretics, can cause myopia without accommodative spasm. (4) Early withdrawal of the responsible drug leads to rapid recovery.

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@article{2003DruginducedM, title={Drug-induced myopia.}, author={}, journal={Prescrire international}, year={2003}, volume={12 63}, pages={22-3} }