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Can the bronchodilator Novo-Salbutamol...

Can the bronchodilator Novo-Salbutamol HFA (prescribed for prolonged coughing (viral not flu) )have any side effects on my glaucoma

Doctor's Assistant: How long have you been dealing with the cough? Are you having any other symptoms?

About 10 days... just used bronchodilator yesterday. Some sinus congestion, throat sensitivity, no fever... bronchodilator just prescribed.

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

Some myopia related macular degeneration in right eye, which is eye that seems affected... small amount of puss in eye upon wakening this mornung

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Eye Doctor: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor (non-eye specialty) replied 1 month ago
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Eye Doctor: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor (non-eye specialty) replied 1 month ago

Yes, this can increase the intraocular pressure (increase glaucoma). You need to stop it. Please read this;

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4614311/table/tbl1/

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4614311/

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