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Getting Tested for Elmiron Related Macula Damage

July 2, 2020 · FLEMING | NOLEN | JEZ, L.L.P.

Elmiron® is the only drug approved by the Federal Drug Administration for the treatment of interstitial cystitis, which is a painful bladder condition that affects millions of women. Recent studies suggest that Elmiron® may cause a rare, potentially permanent eye disease known as pigmentary maculopathy. Even more troubling is the fact that pigmentary maculopathy can be mistakenly diagnosed as age-related…
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Bayer Stops Selling Essure in Europe

September 19, 2017 · FLEMING | NOLEN | JEZ, L.L.P.

Bayer announced on Monday, September 18 that they will no longer sell Essure, their permanent form of birth control, in Europe. While the pharmaceutical company claims that this decision is purely based on commercial reasons, the European Union had already suspended sales of this product three months ago in response to concerns over its safety. Medical experts have linked Essure…
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