Muscarinic agents, such as benztropine (Cogentin), are most often contraindicated in glaucoma…

Muscarinic agents, such as benztropine (Cogentin), are most
often contraindicated in glaucoma because these drugs can

1. Increase intraocular pressure.

 2. Promote ocular infections.

 3. Cause miosis, which leads to blindness.

 4. Detach the retina.