The unnamed woman was found to have glaucoma and cataracts when she went to hospital – it turned out her condition had been caused by the steroid drug.
Dr Severn said, “The expansion of the internet is relentless and, from the perspective of patients seeking information, in the main positive. However, the online availability of controlled and uncontrolled drug therapies needs to be carefully monitored.”
Dr Severn added, “As the internet evolves so should our method of taking a medical history”.
Via Life Style Extra