new or worsening macular edema in diabetes patients taking rosiglitazone (Avandia, Avandamet)

You'll see warnings about new or worsening macular edema in diabetes patients taking rosiglitazone (Avandia, Avandamet).

This could be due to the drug...or just a worsening of diabetes.

Macular edema occurs in about 10% of type 2 patients. This swelling of the retina can lead to blurred vision and vision loss.

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