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Acute Angle-Closure Glaucoma and Paroxetine

J Clin Psychiatry 1997;58(3):123-124 [letter]

Letter to the Editor

Sir: Acute angle-closure glaucoma has been linked to use of tricyclic antidepressants and monoamine oxidase inhibitors. Susceptible patients are described as those with a history of angle-closure, age greater than 40 years, dilated pupils at initial examination, a personal or family history of glaucoma, and a history of ocular symptoms (visual abnormalities and/or eye pain). While there is some debate about the role of antidepressant medication in exacerbating or causing glaucoma, clinicians have advocated use of serotonin selective reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) in treatment of high-risk patients. We report a case of acute angle-closure glaucoma related to paroxetine use in a patient with mydriasis on examination prior to treatment but who had no personal or family history of glaucoma.