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Tag Archives: Vision Loss

New Study Provides Strong Evidence that Elmiron Causes Retinal Maculopathy

In a new study published this month in Clinical Ophthalmology, researchers at Northwestern University report that Elmiron related maculopathy has a distinct signature that can be identified using multi modal imaging. Imaging confirming retinal damage is likely to provide compelling evidence in lawsuits filed by Elmiron users that their maculopathy was caused by the use…

Beovu Lawsuit

Within four months of introducing the wet-age related macular degeneration (AMD) treatment Beovu, reports of severe and potentially blinding vision side effects were announced. As a result, FDA issued new warnings about this risk in June 2020. STATUS OF BEOVU LAWSUITS: A limited group of users who received an injection for treatment of AMD between…

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…

Shingles Vaccine Complications Resulted in Zoster Related Vision Loss, Lawsuit Alleges

According to allegations raised in a recently filed product liability lawsuit, complications from the shingles vaccine resulted in zoster-related visions loss for a North Carolina user. A Complaint (pdf) was filed by Terry Green in the U.S. District for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on September 4, indicating the Zostavax vaccine manufactured by Merck &…

Elmiron Lawsuits

Lawyers are pursuing financial compensation for individuals nationwide who have been left with permanent and debilitating vision problems that resulted from side effects of Elmiron, a prescription medication for treatment of interstitial cystitis or bladder pain syndrome. As a result of the drug makers’ failure to warn about the risk of permanent retina damage that…