Presricption Drug Elmiron Linked to Eye Disease: MaculopathySeptember 25, 2020

What is Elmiron? Elmiron is a prescription drug used to treat bladder pain syndrome also known as interstitial cystitis. The active ingredient is Elmiron is pentosan polysulfate sodium or PPS. What is the issue with Elmiron? Elmiron has been connected to an eye disease known as maculopathy which means that your retina is being damaged. This eye …

Drug SafetyFebruary 9, 2017

Washington Supreme Court rules medical device maker has duty to warn hospitals about defects. The AP (2/9) reports the Washington Supreme Court held that Intuitive Surgical Inc. has a duty to warn hospitals, as well as physicians, about defects in their products. The 6-3 decision emphasized that warnings to physicians “didn’t excuse the company’s duty …