Ophthalmology – MCQ 30 – Drug causing macular toxicity

Which drug can cause macular toxicity when given intravitreally?
A. Gentamicin
B. Vancomycin
C. Dexamethasone
D. Ceftazidime

Correct answer : A. Gentamicin

Vancomycin and Ceftazidime can cause macular toxicity when given in high doses. But macular toxicity has been reported with even low dose of gentamycin.

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