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Night Blindness (Nyctalopia) Summary

Description: Failure or imperfection of vision at night or in dim light, with good vision only on bright days. (Dorland, 27th ed)

Also Known As: Nyctalopia; Blindness, Night

Networked: 327 relevant articles (6 outcomes, 30 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Night Blindness

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Vitamin A (Retinol) : 3 outcomes 9 studies in 104 results : FDA 33 Generic
  2. beta Carotene (Betacarotene) : 1 outcome 4 studies in 7 results : FDA 1
  3. Zinc : 1 outcome 3 studies in 12 results : IBA
  4. Retinaldehyde (Retinal) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 55 results : IBA
  5. Fluorescein (Funduscein) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 3 Generic
  6. congenital stationary Night blindness : 2 studies in 15 results : IBA
  7. Fenretinide : 2 studies in 7 results : IBA
  8. Rhodopsin (Visual Purple) : 1 study in 36 results : IBA
  9. Oguchi disease : 1 study in 13 results : IBA
  10. Keratomalacia : 1 study in 11 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Night Blindness

  1. Xerophthalmia
  2. Measles
  3. Retinitis Pigmentosa (Pigmentary Retinopathy)
  4. Melanoma (Melanoma, Malignant)
  5. Fibrosis (Cirrhosis)
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Key Therapies for Night Blindness

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  1. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients) : 1 outcome in 1 result
  2. Jejunoileal Bypass : 5 results
  3. Bariatric Surgery : 3 results
  4. Transplants (Transplant) : 2 results
  5. Biliopancreatic Diversion : 2 results
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