May 31, 2019 Conference


Drug-induced Uveitis

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Dr. Peter Chang, Massachusetts Eye Research and Surgery Institution (MERSI) (Presenter)

Characteristic findings of uveitis associated with each of these medication will be discussed:

Systemic: biphosphonate, cidofovir, fluoroquinolones, rifabutin, sulfonamides, TNF-alpha inhibitors, immune checkpoint inhibitors (pembrolizumab, ipilimumab, nivolumab), MEK inhibitors and BRAF inhibitors

Topical: brimonidine, metipranolol, prostaglandin analogues

Intraocular: anti-VEGF, triamcinolone acetonide

Vaccines: BCG, influenza, MMR, Hepatitis B, HPV, varicella

Drug-induced tubulointerstitial nephritis and uveitis (TINU) syndrome: flubiprofen, Goreisan (a Chinese herb), paracetamol, codeine phosphate, lamotrigine, smoking synthetic cannabinoid