An event is serious (based on the ICH definition) when the patient outcome is:
* congenital anomaly
* other medically important event
In a retrospective study, three male and two female patients [ages at reaction onset not stated] were described who developed elevated intraocular pressure following treatment with triamcinolone, dexamethasone or methylprednisolone for macular oedema [durations of treatments to reactions onsets not stated; not all dosages stated].
Patient 1: The male patient, who had macular oedema associated with retinitis pigmentosa underwent cataract extraction and trabeculectomy. In the right eye, he received ten posterior sub-Tenon triamcinolone injections, an intravitreal dexamethasone implantation and two IV methylprednisolone 1 g/day pulses. In the left eye, he received six posterior sub-Tenon triamcinolone injections, an intravitreal dexamethasone implantation and two IV...
- Eksioglu U, et al. Outcomes of Ahmed glaucoma valve implantation for steroid-induced elevated intraocular pressure in patients with retinitis pigmentosa. International Ophthalmology 38: 1833-1838, No. 5, Oct 2018. Available from: URL: http://doi.org/10.1007/s10792-017-0657-5 - Turkey