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Suing If Elmiron Caused Your Maculopathy

Carter Mario Law Firm is currently hearing from clients throughout Connecticut who have taken prescription Elmiron but were later diagnosed with the serious eye disease maculopathy. There might be a direct connection between this drug and the eye disease, and the drug’s manufacturer, Janssen Pharmaceutical (Janssen), could be liable for the damages suffered by countless users. Call us at (203) 571-3858 now to learn more about your options.

What Does Elmiron Do?

Elmiron is used to treat interstitial cystitis (IC), which is also called painful bladder syndrome in some contexts. While Elmiron does have a list of potential side effects, the development of maculopathy has never been listed as one.

Symptoms of maculopathy include but aren’t limited to:

  • Blurred vision
  • Inability to focus
  • Pain while reading text
  • Blindness in one or both eyes
  • Loss of color vision
  • Seeing floating dark spots

Why is Janssen to Blame?

Forming lawsuits against Janssen allege that the Big Pharma company knew that Elmiron could cause maculopathy in some users but failed to warn the public or health professionals. It was not until a 2015 study from the Emory Eye Center in Atlanta that Elmiron’s link to maculopathy became more known. Researchers noticed that six patients with no history of eye problems all developed maculopathy, and the only common link among them was long-term Elmiron use. Subsequent studies made the same connection, cementing the researcher’s original theory that Elmiron was causing eye disease.

Janssen Pharmaceutical could be liable for the harm caused by Elmiron if it can be proven that the company knew about the risk of eye injury to its users yet did nothing to warn them.

If Janssen is liable for Elmiron lawsuit or class action litigation damages, it could have to pay for:

  • Medical costs associated with eye treatments
  • Hardships caused by blindness
  • Lessened enjoyment of life
  • Lost income if blindness jeopardized your job

We are Ready to Help You

Carter Mario Law Firm and our team of Connecticut Elmiron lawyers are standing by to hear from Elmiron users who are now suffering from vision loss and eye disease. We have built our reputation for more than 30 years of taking on major companies like Big Pharma corporations and winning, time and again. Schedule your free consultation with our firm by dialing (203) 571-3858 now, and don’t forget to ask about our 8-Point Guarantee!

Elmiron Lawsuit FAQ

  • Should I stop taking Elmiron if it is dangerous?
    You should not stop taking a prescription drug without first talking with your medical provider about alternatives. It is always safer to leave medical decisions up to the medical professionals who care for you.
  • Who can file an Elmiron lawsuit?
    The optimal Elmiron lawsuit plaintiff is someone who is a legal adult, took Elmiron for at least a few months, and was diagnosed with maculopathy after starting their Elmiron prescription. If you aren’t sure that you fit this description, then please contact us. We would be happy to help you determine if you can sue.
  • Is hiring an Elmiron lawyer expensive?
    Part of Carter Mario Law Firm’s 8-Point Guarantee is our Zero Fee Warranty, which states that you pay us nothing unless we win. We also guarantee that you will get more money than your attorney if we do win. This makes affording an Elmiron lawyer from our firm simple and fair.
  • Why did I get an Elmiron prescription if it is causing maculopathy?
    The connection between Elmiron and maculopathy is still being debated by Janssen, so it is not official. As such, the drug is still being prescribed to patients across the country. If you are worried about starting an Elmiron prescription, then you should talk to your doctor as soon as possible about using a different medication or treatment option.

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