Anticholinergic drugs are not contraindicated after iridotomy

BMJ 1995; 310 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.310.6995.1668a (Published 24 June 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;310:1668
  1. Andrew Fink
  1. Ophthalmology resident Chaim Sheba Medical Centre, Maurice and Gabriela Goldschleger Eye Institute, Tel-Hoshomer, Israel

    EDITOR,—In his review of the drug treatment of Parkinson's disease Niall Quinn states mistakenly that anticholinergic drugs are contraindicated in narrow angle glaucoma.1 Similar misleading advice continues to be published in various pharmacopoeias (for example, the British National Formulary) with reference to …

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