Question -What are the adverse ocular effects associated with the drug amiodarone?
Answer- The cited reference notes “Eye-related side effects are very common, and usually present as epithelial micro-deposits in the cornea (>90% of patients), photo-sensitivity (25– 75% of patients) and optic neuropathy with visual loss (≤1–2% of patients)”. (Vassallo P and Trohman RG. Prescribing amiodarone: an evidence-based review of clinical indications. 2007 JAMA 2007 298:1312–1322 as cited in Knudsen A. Short-term treatment with oral amiodarone resulting in bilateral optic neuropathy and permanent blindness. 2017 BMJ Case Rep doi:10.1136/bcr-2016-217436)