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Year : 2006  |  Volume : 54  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 195-197

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

Department of Ophthalmology, MGM Hospital, Kamothe, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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Suresh J Ramchandani
Shivam Eye Clinic, Plot No 29, Snehal Co-op HSG Society, Nerul, Navi Mumbai - 400 706
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DOI: 10.4103/0301-4738.27072

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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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