Elmiron® is a prescription drug used to treat interstitial cystitis but has recently been connected to numerous vision problems in its users. Victims of eye damage related to this drug may be eligible to file an Elmiron lawsuit to pursue financial compensation for their injuries.
What Is Elmiron?
Elmiron (pentosan polysulfate sodium) is a prescription drug used to treat bladder pain and discomfort associated with interstitial cystitis (IC). Recently, it has come under fire for its link to serious eye damage. Elmiron users across the United States claim that the drug may cause many vision issues.
Elmiron lawsuits allege that the company did not disclose the link between Elmiron use and serious vision damage.
Recent Elmiron Lawsuit Settlement News
On May 4, 2020, a Nevada woman filed a complaint against Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary Janssen Pharmaceuticals, alleging that their product (Elmiron) caused her to develop the retinal disease maculopathy.
The Nevada woman faced chronic exposure to Elmiron, having used the drug since 2012. Her personal injury lawsuit states that her vision began to deteriorate after taking the medication for six years.
If you or a loved one take or have taken Elmiron and suffered an eye disorder or vision issues as a result, you may have an Elmiron case.