In either case, the accumulation of fluid within the eye creates pressure that pushes on the back of the eye and damages the optic nerve. This nerve is responsible for transmitting the images to the brain. Over time, the increased pressure can result in blind spots and even total blindness....
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Here are questions to ask your doctor before taking prescription pain medication:
Is there an equivalent generic available, and what is the dosage?
How should I take it? (For example, some medicines should be taken with food.)
What are the side effects, and how will I know if a side effect is beginning?
Could I try to prevent a side effect?
Here is a list of all the medications I'm taking already -- will there be any harmful interactions?
Should I stop taking my over-the-counter medicines or herbs?
What should I do if the medication doesn't work? Take more? Stop taking it?
Should I take this all the time, or just when needed?
Can I abruptly stop taking the medication?