narrow-angle glaucoma


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narrow-angle glaucoma

[′nar·ō ¦aŋ·gəl glau̇′kō·mə]
(medicine)
Increased intraocular tension due to a block of the angle of the anterior chamber from contact of the iris by the trabecula. Also known as obstructive glaucoma.
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TUDORZA should be used with caution in patients with narrow-angle glaucoma or urinary retention.
There were no reports of blurred vision, narrow-angle glaucoma or worsening of urinary retention, all of which are commonly reported adverse events for this class of medication, and in addition, reports of dry mouth were
Laser peripheral iridotomy: A microscopic hole is made in the peripheral iris of people with narrow-angle glaucoma to decrease intraocular pressure.
The product is contraindicated in patients with narrow-angle glaucoma or urinary retention, and for patients taking (MAOIs) currently or within the past 14 days.