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 damage worsens with time, often before symptoms begin. Maculopathy is any pathological condition of the macula, an area of the retina that is associated with highly sensitive, accurate vision.

What should you do medically?

According to doctors, all patients with long-term use of Elmiron should have ophthalmic examinations for early detection of pigmentary maculopathy.

Should you take legal action?

Call our firm today for a free consultation at 732-324-7600. Our legal team has experience with prescription drugs linked to diseases and can help answer your specific questions.

« Previous     Next »