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Amiodarone Optic Neuropathy
Wednesday, 08 April 2009 01:44

 

What is Amiodarone Optic Neuropathy? What is the treatment for Amiodarone Optic Neuropathy?

 

Amiodarone optic neuropathy is caused by the medication amiodarone which is used for treating heart arrhythmia conditions. One will experience a continual decrease in vision as long as they are taking amiodarone. Exact cause of the neuropathy is not known. Treatment options include discontinuing amiodarone. Often a head CT scan is done to aid the doctor in diagnosis.

 

Treatment

Discontinuing amiodarone (consult doctor)

 

Last Updated on Monday, 14 January 2013 00:02
 

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