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An event is serious (based on the ICH definition) when the patient outcome is:
* congenital anomaly
* other medically important event
In a retrospective study of 10 patients, who were followed at centre national d'Ophtalmologie des Quinze-Vingts, Paris, France, between March 2016−May 2017, seven men and three women, aged 61−90 years, were described, who developed ocular surface disease (OSD) secondary to drug intoxication, which lead to the worsening of the pre-existing primary open-angel glaucoma (POAG) during treatment with bimatoprost, bimatoprost/timolol, brimonidine, carteolol, dorzolamide, dorzolamide/timolol, latanoprost, neomycin/dexamethasone, pilocarpine or travoprost [dose not stated]; some of the above medications had unspecified preservatives that contributed to the ADR's.
Case 1: A 74-year-old woman, who had POAG for 15 years, presented with blepharitis, hyperaemia 1+, oxford score of 2, and...
- Dubrulle P, et al. Influence of treating ocular surface disease on intraocular pressure in glaucoma patients intolerant to their topical treatments: A report of 10 cases. Journal of Glaucoma 27: 1105-1111, No. 12, Dec 2018. Available from: URL: http://doi.org/10.1097/IJG.0000000000001041 - France