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Research Article

Visual Symptoms in Parkinson's Disease

Table 2

Adverse ocular reactions to treatment for Parkinson's disease.

TreatmentExamplesOcular side effects

AnticholinergiBenzhexol, DiphenydramineMydriasis, photophobia, dry eyes, decreased accommodation, anisocoria, blurred vision, anterior angle closure
Dopamine agonistsBromocriptineMay exacerbate visual hallucinations
PramipexoleMay exacerbate visual hallucinations
RopiniroleMay exacerbate visual hallucinations
L-dopaL-dopa/carbidopaMydriasis, miosis, blepharospasm eyelid ptosis, may prolong latency of saccades
MAO inhibitorsSelegilineMay cause loss of visual acuity and blurred vision
AntiviralAmantadineMydriasis, superficial keratitis, reduced accommodation, hallucinations
AntidepressantImipramineMydriasis, cycloplegia, dry eyes, ocular muscle paresis, nystagmus

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