Drug-Indiced Uveitis

Drug-induced uveitis.

“A number of medications have been associated with uveitis. This review highlights both well-established and recently reported systemic, topical, intraocular, and vaccine-associated causes of drug-induced uveitis, and assigns a quantitative score to each medication based upon criteria originally described by Naranjo and associates.”

– from: London et al., Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2013, 3:43

“Drug-induced uveitis is a well described but often overlooked and/or misdiagnosed adverse reaction to medication. There are an increasing number of medications that have been related to the onset of intraocular inflammation. Identification of these inciting agents may decisively help the diagnostic algorithm involving new cases of uveitis.”

– from Expert Opinion on Drug Safety, 2015