Elmiron lawsuit criteria

What Is the Criteria For Filing an Elmiron Lawsuit?

Imagine continuously taking a drug to relieve your painful symptoms only to notice eye problems bothering you as you go on taking your medication. You then visit a doctor to have your eyes checked. According to your doctor, you have an eye condition that naturally occurs with age. So unsuspectingly, you continue taking your medicine […]


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Elmiron Settlements: What’s The Expected Payout?

Millions of Americans take the drug called pentosan polysulfate sodium, popularly known as Elmiron. The prescription drug is meant for treatment of interstitial cystitis (IC). In many cases, the vast majority of Elmiron users are often advised to take increasing doses of the drug for more effective relief of their symptoms. In 2018, however, the […]


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New Jersey Plaintiffs Request For Elmiron Multicounty Litigation

Back in December 2020, the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) brought together all federally filed Elmiron lawsuits to be transferred to one court in the District of New Jersey for pre-trial proceedings.  Now, the New Jersey Supreme Court has been asked by plaintiffs through a multicounty litigation (MCL) application to consolidate all Elmiron […]


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Can You Take Elmiron For Years?

If you have interstitial cystitis (IC), you may have been prescribed Elmiron by your doctor. Patients with IC, also known as painful bladder syndrome, experience severe, chronic pain in the pelvic and bladder area. In many cases, patients take Elmiron for a longer period of time. Recently, however, studies have connected the IC medication to […]


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Elmiron and Macular Degeneration: Risk of Vision Loss

Macular degeneration, also known as age-related macular degeneration or AMD, is a common eye disease affecting more than 10 million Americans. It’s also the leading cause of vision loss in people over age 60 in the U.S.  Elmiron is a medication used to treat the symptoms of interstitial cystitis (IC), a painful bladder condition. Evidence […]


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Is It Safe For You to Take Elmiron?

A growing body of research links Elmiron to a potentially serious eye disease. In fact, patients who developed a rare eye condition after taking the drug have already filed an Elmiron lawsuit against the bladder medication’s manufacturer. With that said, it’s only natural for patients like you to wonder just how safe it is to take […]


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Elmiron Alternatives: Medications and Therapies

Studies linking Elmiron to several visual side effects had its users looking for other options. Elmiron is a medication prescribed for the treatment of bladder pain and discomfort caused by interstitial cystitis (IC). Despite being a controversial drug, Elmiron is widely prescribed in the United States. The bladder medication has long been caught up in […]


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Elmiron: Uses and Visual Side Effects

Elmiron is a medication used to treat pain or discomfort associated with a bladder disorder known as interstitial cystitis (IC). Elmiron is thought to work by attaching to the mucus lining in order to prevent irritating substances in urine from reaching the bladder wall. Most Elmiron side effects are mild: hair loss, headache, nausea, and […]