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Aust N Z J Ophthalmol. 1992 Aug;20(3):267-70.

Diazepam and its effects on visual fields.

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University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand.


A patient who experienced severe visual field loss whilst taking 100 mg of diazepam that reverted to normal on cessation of the drug is described. Diazepam affects GABA inhibitory neurones and the physiology of this in the retina and visual cortex is reviewed.

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