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What is the medicine took off the market taken for disniaties that damaged the eye bh destroying the eye mussles?

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Dr. Gregg Moody
Ophthalmology 21 years experience
Glitazones: There is a class of diabetic drugs called glitazones(e.g. Actos (pioglitazone) and avandia) that have been known to cause vision loss, but not direct muscle damage. The cholesterol lowering drugs called statins have recently been linked to eye muscle issues, but not pulled off the market. Colchicine and Plaquenil have also been linked to temporary muscle inflammation.
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