(MedPage Today) — The risk of retinal detachment was found to be higher among patients currently taking oral fluoroquinolones, although the absolute risk remained small, a case-control study showed.
A large retrospective study has shown that ophthalmology patients were 4.5 times more likely to have retinal detachment if they used fluoroquinolones. Medscape Medical News
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NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Fluoroquinolone use was linked to a higher risk of retinal detachment in a
new Canadian study.