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Cataract in Detail - Drug Causes of Cataract

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Drug Causes of cataract

Following drugs can lead to the formation of cataract.

Cortiosteroids - (e.g. Wysolone etc.,) Drugs which, are used to treat conditions such as Bronchial Asthma, Rheumatoid arthritis etc.,

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1. Phenothiazines

Used in the treatment of psychiatric disorders.

2. Amiodorone

Drug used in the treatment of certain heart ailments (arrhythmias). These are rarely visually significant.

3. Following trauma

Blind injuries, penetrating injuries and radiation exposure can cause cataract. Ionizing radiation in the X-Ray range can rarely cause cataracts. UV radiation is an important factor in the tropical countries.

4. Metabolic causes

Diabetes Mellitus

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chotton

Has Avastin Injection been safe for eye treatment?

ishaj

am a student nurse and am writin on cataract, i need some help on d literature of cataract because i dont have enough details or any of you can please help me with a proper web site

mihir1978

Here is a good site for cataract info.
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