Which medications are used in the treatment of red eye?

Updated: Jun 11, 2019
  • Author: Robert H Graham, MD; Chief Editor: Andrew A Dahl, MD, FACS  more...
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Answer

Medications used to treat red eye depend on the underlying cause of the condition and may include antivirals, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), cholinergic agents, carbonic anhydrase (CA) inhibitors, and osmotic diuretics.


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