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Tag Archives: Pigmentary Maculopathy

Manufactures of Elmiron Failed To Properly Test Bladder Medication – Lawsuit

According to allegations raised in a recently filed product liability lawsuit, a Minnesota woman developed a unique eye injury from Elmiron, indicating that manufacturers of the bladder pain drug failed to adequately evaluate the potential side effects before it was introduced and sold to consumers. The lawsuit is pursuing claims against Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceuticals,…

Elmiron Lawsuit Alleges Drug Side Effects Led To Blurred Cloudy Vision

Another Elmiron Lawsuit was recently filed on behalf of a New York woman who suffered unexpected vision impairment after taking the bladder pain drug. The lawsuit alleges the drug manufacturer withheld information from users and the medical community about the risk of permanent retinal damage associated with the interstitial cystitis treatment. The lawsuit filed in…

Elmiron Vision Warnings Updated By Canadian Health Officials.

Amid growing concerns about the link between side effects of Elmiron and vision problems, Canadian health officials have announced new label warnings for the bladder medication, indicating it should not be used by any individuals with a history of any macular pathology. Elmiron (pentosan polysulfate sodium or PPS) is the only oral medication approved for…