What are adverse effects of thiazolidinediones (TZDs) for treatment of diabetic retinopathy?

Updated: Dec 24, 2020
  • Author: Romesh Khardori, MD, PhD, FACP; Chief Editor: George T Griffing, MD  more...
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Macular edema has been reported in a proportion of patients who experience fluid retention as a side effect of TZDs. [345] Resolution typically follows cessation of the TZD, although diuretics have been prescribed in such cases.

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