Posts Tagged 'Elmiron'

Elmiron Eye Damage Cases Lead to Multidistrict Litigation Preparations

elmiron lawsuits leading to MDL prepWhen a 2018 study appeared to show a link between Janssen Pharmaceuticals’ bladder infection drug Elmiron and certain types of eye damage, researchers started reviewing the data they had at their own disposal. Elmiron had been in use for decades and had been prescribed to hundreds of thousands of people across the country.

One particularly exhaustive study was conducted by three Kaiser Permanente ophthalmologists in California. The doctors analyzed ...

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Elmiron Gets New Language Added to Label

Elmiron patients warned over eye diseasePatients taking Elmiron to treat interstitial cystitis should be aware that the medication recently received updated language to its label reflecting an enhanced risk of and link to a form of eye disease. Known as pigmentary maculopathy, the condition causes the patient’s eyes to create additional excess blood capillaries or spots on the retina. This, in turn, leads to losses in vision in the central areas of ...

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