The pharmacological treatment of acquired nystagmus.

  title={The pharmacological treatment of acquired nystagmus.},
  author={Arpan R. Mehta and Christopher Kennard},
  journal={Practical neurology},
  volume={12 3},
We review the latest literature on the neuropharmacological treatments for acquired nystagmus.Nystagmus may have a significant [corrected] impact on health, yet there is little scientific evidence on which to make firm recommendations for treatment. Acquired pendular nystagmus may respond to gabapentin or memantine; downbeat and upbeat nystagmus to aminopyridines; and periodic alternating nystagmus to baclofen. To improve treatment we need multi-centre, randomised controlled trials using… CONTINUE READING