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Mexiletine and persistent ophthalmic changes.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15102256     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Mexilitine is an anti-arrhythmic agent used to treat neuropathic pain. The drug has a low side-effect profile with gastritis as the predominant complaint. The following two cases suggest that mexilitine can potentially cause persistent ophthalmic changes and should be used with caution in chronic pain patients with preexisting ocular disease.
Authors:
M S Leong; F Isolani; R R Gaeta
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pain medicine (Malden, Mass.)     Volume:  2     ISSN:  1526-2375     ISO Abbreviation:  Pain Med     Publication Date:  2001 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-04-22     Completed Date:  2005-04-12     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100894201     Medline TA:  Pain Med     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  228-9     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Division of Pain Management, Department of Anesthesiology, Pain Management Services, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA. msleong@stanford.edu
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