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J Cano Parra, M Díaz-Llopis
PURPOSE: To review the world literature about drug induced uveitis. METHODS: We used the OMS and Naranjo criteria of causality of adverse drug reactions to classify the causes of drug induced uveitis. These have been classified into certain, probable and possible causes. We described the clinical features associated with each drug. RESULTS: Certain causes of uveitis are byphosphonates, topiramato and metipranolol eyedrops. Probable causes are rifabutin, sulfonamides, cidofovir, immunorecovery in patients following HAART therapy, topical corticosteroids, latanoprost, and intravitreous triamcinolone acetate...
March 2005: Archivos de la Sociedad Española de Oftalmología
J L Herranz
OBJECTIVE: The characteristics of the new anti-epileptic drug topiramato (TPM) are described: multiple mechanism of action, favourable pharmaco-kinetics, wide therapeutic range and is relatively well tolerated, Development. Its initial usefulness in patients with partial crises resistant to other anti-epileptic drugs has been shown. TPM is equally effective in primary generalized crises, and in patients with the Lennox-Gastaut syndrome, in whom no problem of tolerance has been seen. CONCLUSION: TPM is a valuable drug for the treatment of epilepsy...
August 1997: Revista de Neurologia
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