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Retinitis Pigmentosa (Pigmentary Retinopathy) Summary

Description: Hereditary, progressive degeneration of the neuroepithelium of the retina characterized by night blindness and progressive contraction of the visual field.

Also Known As: Pigmentary Retinopathy; Retinopathy, Pigmentary; Tapetoretinal Degeneration; Cone-Rod Degenerations; Cone-Rod Dystrophy Show All >>

Networked: 2585 relevant articles (54 outcomes, 210 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Retinitis Pigmentosa

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Retinaldehyde (Retinal) : 12 outcomes 57 studies in 679 results : IBA
  2. dorzolamide (Trusopt) : 6 outcomes in 10 results : FDA 15 Generic
  3. Rhodopsin (Visual Purple) : 4 outcomes 24 studies in 387 results : IBA
  4. Acetazolamide (Diamox) : 4 outcomes in 14 results : FDA 13 Generic
  5. Ciliary Neurotrophic Factor (CNTF) : 2 outcomes 8 studies in 19 results : IBA
  6. Vitamin A (Retinol) : 2 outcomes 7 studies in 44 results : FDA 33 Generic
  7. Valproic Acid (Valproate, Semisodium) : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 7 results : FDA 51 Generic
  8. Nerve Growth Factors (Neurotrophins) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 5 results : IBA
  9. Vitamin E : 1 outcome 7 studies in 15 results : FDA 13 Generic
  10. DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid) : 1 outcome 6 studies in 56 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Retinitis Pigmentosa

  1. Macular Edema
  2. Macular Degeneration (Age-Related Maculopathy)
  3. Eye Diseases (Eye Disease)
  4. Retinal Dystrophies
  5. Retinal Degeneration
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Key Therapies for Retinitis Pigmentosa

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  1. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients) : 3 outcomes 4 studies in 25 results
  2. Visual Prosthesis : 1 outcome 8 studies in 50 results
  3. Vitrectomy : 1 outcome 1 study in 9 results
  4. Transplants (Transplant) : 1 outcome 1 study in 4 results
  5. Electrodes (Electrode) : 3 studies in 13 results
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