Which medications in the drug class Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are used in the treatment of Posner-Schlossman Syndrome (PSS) (Glaucomatocyclitic Crisis)?

Updated: May 18, 2020
  • Author: Leonard K Seibold, MD; Chief Editor: Hampton Roy, Sr, MD  more...
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Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)

Have analgesic, anti-inflammatory, and antipyretic activities. Inhibit cyclooxygenase activity and prostaglandin synthesis.

Diclofenac ophthalmic (Voltaren)

A topical, ophthalmic NSAID. May facilitate outflow of aqueous humor and decrease vascular permeability. Any equivalent topical NSAID also can be used.

Indomethacin (Indocin, Tivorbex)

An oral formulation of NSAIDs. It is rapidly absorbed and metabolism occurs in the liver.


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