bisphosphonates causing eye problems

There are new concerns about bisphosphonates causing eye problems...conjunctivitis, blurred vision, eye pain, and inflammation.

This was first noticed with pamidronate (Aredia). But it can also occur with alendronate (Fosamax) and the others.

It's thought that bisphosphonates can increase the release of cytokines that can lead to ocular inflammation.

Practical advice for a better career, with unlimited access to CE

Pharmacy Technician's Letter Canada includes:

  • 12 issues every year, with brief articles about new meds and hot topics
  • 200+ CE courses, including the popular CE-in-the-Letter
  • Helpful, in-depth Technician Tutorials
  • Access to the entire archive

Already a subscriber? Log in

Volume pricing available. Get a quote