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Medication Causes of Uveitis

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Medication Causes of Uveitis, Medication Causes of Iritis, Drug-Induced Uveitis, Drug-Induced Iritis

  • See Also
  • Epidemiology
  1. Medications are an uncommon to rare cause of Uveitis or Iritis
  • Symptoms
  1. Onset in days to months after exposure
  2. Systemic medications may paradoxically result in unilateral Uveitis
  • Causes
  • Ocular Agents
  1. Intravitreal
    1. Anti-Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (Anti-VEGF)
    2. Cidofovir (may also occur with systemic use)
  2. Topical
    1. Brimonidine
    2. Metipranolol
    3. Prostaglandins
  • Causes
  • Endocrine Agents
  • Causes
  • Antimicrobials
  1. Cidofovir
  2. Moxifloxacin (Avelox)
  3. Rifabutin
  4. Sulfonamides