Adverse Reactions of Drugs with Manifestations in Your Optic Nerve
Learn more about identified adverse reactions of drugs with manifestations in your eyes.
Chloroquine, an anti-malarial drug, also rarely used for arthritis, can cause degeneration of your optic nerve.
Heart medication - There is an association between Amodarone and optic neuritis or optic neuropathy. Patients taking this medication should have regular ophthalmic examinations.
Nalidixic acid is associated with increased fluid pressure around the brain, leading to headache, vision disturbances, and swollen optic nerve.
Oral contraceptives can lead to many eye problems, e.g., increased pressure of the fluid around your brain, headache, vision changes, swollen optic nerve.
Smoking tobacco increases the risk of optic nerve damage.
Vitamin A in large doses can increase the pressure of fluid around your brain, which in turn can cause swelling of the optic nerve, headache, and visual distortions.
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