Toxic/Nutritional Optic Neuropathy Medication

Updated: Aug 28, 2018
  • Author: Andrew A Dahl, MD, FACS; Chief Editor: Hampton Roy, Sr, MD  more...
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Medication

Medication Summary

The goals of pharmacotherapy are to reduce morbidity and to prevent complications.

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Vitamin supplements

Class Summary

Given to those patients who are deficient in a particular vitamin or those who are suspected of having a particular vitamin deficiency.

Folic acid (Folvite)

Important cofactor for enzymes used in production of red blood cells.

Thiamine (Thiamilate)

Essential coenzyme that combines with ATP to form thiamine pyrophosphate.

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