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Congenital Nystagmus Summary

Description: Nystagmus present at birth or caused by lesions sustained in utero or at the time of birth. It is usually pendular, and is associated with ALBINISM and conditions characterized by early loss of central vision. Inheritance patterns may be X-linked, autosomal dominant, or recessive. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p275)

Also Known As: Nystagmus, Congenital

Networked: 85 relevant articles (4 outcomes, 9 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Congenital Nystagmus

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Memantine (Namenda) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 5 results : FDA 12
  2. gabapentin (Neurontin) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 5 results : FDA 37 Generic
  3. Diethylpropion (Amfepramone) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 14 Generic
  4. Dextroamphetamine (Dexedrine) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 38 Generic
  5. Retinaldehyde (Retinal) : 2 studies in 20 results : IBA
  6. Botulinum Toxins (Botulinum Toxin) : 1 study in 4 results : IBA
  7. Baclofen : 1 study in 2 results : FDA 31 Generic
  8. Monophenol Monooxygenase (Tyrosinase) : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  9. onabotulinumtoxinA (Botox) : 1 study in 1 result : FDA 1
  10. Split hand split foot nystagmus : 3 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Congenital Nystagmus

  1. Retinal Dystrophies
  2. Pathologic Nystagmus
  3. Strabismus (Squint)
  4. Cataract (Cataracts)
  5. Myopia
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Key Therapies for Congenital Nystagmus

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  1. Sutures (Suture) : 1 outcome in 3 results
  2. Psychology Biofeedback (Biofeedback) : 2 studies in 3 results
  3. Contact Lenses : 1 study in 4 results
  4. Eyeglasses (Spectacles) : 1 study in 1 result
  5. Tenotomy : 8 results
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