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Gabapentin may cause reversible visual field constriction

BMJ 2006; 332 doi: (Published 22 June 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:1511

GABA transaminase inhibitors may cause irreversible visual field loss

  1. Jon M Durnian, specialist registrar ophthalmology (,
  2. Louis G Clearkin, consultant ophthalmologist
  1. Arrowe Park Hospital, Upton, Wirral CH49 5PE
  2. Arrowe Park Hospital, Upton, Wirral CH49 5PE

    EDITOR—We have a few points to raise in relation to the case report of Bekkelund et al.1 Field loss with GABA transaminase inhibitors is a well recognised phenomenon, but most case series have shown that it is irreversible. The …

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