Does Elmiron Cause Eye Problems?
Many are wondering if Elmiron causes eye problems after alarming research in 2018 and 2019 found that Elmiron causes serious eye damage, including pigmentary maculopathy, retinopathy, and scotoma.
Elmirion eye damage claims are being filed by those who have suffered eye damage after using the popular bladder medication, and our attorneys are actively investigating. For a FREE, no-obligation consultation concerning a potential claim related to eye problems linked to Elmiron, please call 1-800-525-7111.
In this article, we’ll examine the question, “Does Elmiron cause eye problems?” and share what those who may have been affected can do to protect their legal rights and seek compensation for their injuries.
“Does Elmiron cause eye problems?”
Yes, research strongly indicates that Elmiron causes eye problems, including serious eye damage including pigmentary maculopathy, retinopathy, and scotoma. These conditions can even lead to full or partial blindness.
If you’ve been diagnosed with eye damage such as pigmentary maculopathy after taking Elmiron, you may be entitled to compensation. For a FREE, no-obligation consultation with an Elmiron attorney, please call 1-800-525-7111.
There is no obligation and you won’t pay any attorney fees unless we recover compensation for you in your Elmiron claim.
Please call 1-800-525-7111 and let’s review your claim.
Elmiron Eye Problems
A landmark Elmiron study recently found that roughly one-quarter of patients studied developed serious eye damage after long-term use of Elmiron.
Eye problems potentially caused by Elmiron include:
- Pigmentary maculopathy
Symptoms of eye problems potentially caused by Elmiron include:
- Vision loss
- Blurry vision
- Blind spots in the field of vision
- Blank or dark spots in the field of vision
- Difficulty reading
- Difficulty adjusting to dim lighting
- Trouble seeing things up close
- Impaired color vision
- Objects appearing distorted
- Straight lines appearing wavy or crooked
- Eye strain
- Eye pain
In mid-2020, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) required manufacturers of Elmiron to include a new warning on the prescription label, notifying patients that pigmentary maculopathy and other eye problems may be caused by Elmiron.
IMPORTANT: If you’ve suffered eye damage or vision loss after taking Elmiron, contact your doctor immediately. Those taking Elmiron are also encouraged to contact their prescribing doctor for more information about potential Elmiron eye damage risk.
Elmiron is manufactured by Janssen Pharmaceuticals, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson. Allegations have been made that Janssen Pharamaceuticals was aware of the potential eye problems associated with Elmiron and failed to notify consumers.
What is Elmiron?
Elmiron, or pentosan polysulfate sodium (PPS), is the only FDA-approved medication for treating a rare bladder disorder called interstitial cystitis. PPS was approved in 1996 and more than 1 million people are thought to have taken the medication over the last several decades.
“I’ve taken Elmiron and suffered eye damage. What are my options?”
If you’ve taken Elmiron and suffered serious eye damage, you may be entitled to compensation and be eligible to file an Elmiron claim or lawsuit. Our experienced Elmiron lawyers can help.
For a FREE consultation with an experienced injury lawyer handling Elmiron eye damage claims, please call 1-800-525-7111 or complete the fast and easy form below.
There is no obligation and you won’t pay any attorney fees unless we win your case and recover compensation for you.
Please call 1-800-525-7111 today and let’s review your claim.
Riddle & Brantley has been fighting for victims of potentially dangerous drugs like Elmiron for more than three decades. Our injury attorneys have more than 220+ years of combined legal experience and have recovered millions of dollars in compensation for deserving victims (see disclaimer below).
At Riddle & Brantley, the consultation is always free and we don’t get paid unless you do. If you do not receive compensation in your Elmiron claim, you won’t pay any attorney fees.
For a FREE, no-obligation consultation concerning an Elmiron eye problems claim, please call 1-800-525-7111.
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*** Disclaimer: The results mentioned are intended to illustrate the type of cases handled by the firm. These results do not guarantee a similar outcome, and they should not be construed to constitute a promise or guarantee of a particular result in any particular case. Every case is different, and the outcome of any case depends upon a variety of factors unique to that case.