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G6PD Deficiency and Glaucoma

22 November 2014
Please note that the following medications often prescribed to fight glaucoma are contraindicated for persons suffering from G6PD deficiency:

Dorzolamide (trade name, Trusopt), Brinzolamide (Azopt) and Acetazolamide (Diamox pills).

For a detailed list of eye drops or pills that can and cannot be taken by G6PD deficient persons who suffer from glaucoma please see:
http://marineyes.com/glaucoma/medications.html.