Acute myopia and angle closure caused by topiramate, a drug used for prophylaxis of migraine

Mandke-Desai, Charuta; Ramchandani, Suresh J.; Bhopale, Sunil G.; Ramchandani, Sushama S.
September 2006
Indian Journal of Ophthalmology;Sep2006, Vol. 54 Issue 3, p195
Academic Journal
Acute transient myopia with shallowing of the anterior chamber is a rare idiosyncratic response to many systemic and topical medications, including sulfonamides. Several such cases have been reported in the past, but are less frequently reported in recent times. We report a case of acute progressive myopia and bilateral angle closure due to Topiramate -- a drug used for epilepsy and migraine prophylaxis


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