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

Updated: Oct 23, 2019
  • 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. [309] Resolution typically follows cessation of the TZD, although diuretics have been prescribed in such cases.


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