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December 1974

Pargyline Drops in Glaucoma

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Ophthalmology, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1974;92(6):453-454. doi:10.1001/archopht.1974.01010010467001

In this study the effect of a single-dose, local instillation of pargyline hydrochloride drops 0.5% on lowering of intraocular tension in human beings was studied. There was a significant lowering of intraocular tension in patients suffering from chronic simple glaucoma and absolute glaucoma.