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Right eyelid opening less, ptosis. Taking Nurostar tablets. Good medication for this condition?

50 male, 5 8 , i ve been healthy, nonsmoker, nondrinker, good diet and exercise, no diabetes , no Thyroid issue, since last 5 days my right eye lid opening half & my family doctor says that is ptosis and take advice of two physician and one of them prescribed me Nurostar tab daily 1 tab at noon & other physician prescribed me Defcort 6mg daily 2 tab for 15 days & after that 1 tab for 10 days, so kindly advice me, which medicines is best for my case
Asked On : Fri, 1 Jun 2012
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Welcome to HealthcareMagic forum.

What you describe seems like acute unilateral ptosis. Acute ptosis is often associated with other causes such as "Horner syndrome", brain pathology, chest pathology or a localised growing mass.

The treatment suggested by your second doctor - defcort (steroid) is appropriate.

In addition to these drugs, I would be interested in knowing if you have performed any investigations. Routine blood test, MRI scans and thorough eye examination is essential and important in your case.

Discuss with your neuro-ophthalmologist for proper management.

Hope this helps.

Wish you a speedy recovery

Best regards
Answered: Fri, 1 Jun 2012
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