Elmiron vision
loss claim

Has your vision been affected after taking the Interstitial Cystitis drug, Elmiron?

Find out whether you are eligible to file a claim against the manufacturer on a no-recovery no-fee basis

Elmiron and vision issues

There is a growing body of scientific evidence that shows Elmiron users are experiencing issues with their vision and this has now been directly linked to taking the drug.

Elmiron is prescribed to prevent the pain associated with IC (interstitial cystitis) a condition that affects millions of Americans each year. It contains PPS (pentosan polysulfate sodium).

Studies now show that long term use of PPS (pentosan polysulfate sodium) can potentially cause toxic maculopathy which can lead to permanent eye damage.

Pigmentary maculopathy

The specific type of maculopathy linked to Elmiron is pigmentary maculopathy. Studies have found that this type of maculopathy seems to be unique to Elmiron users.

We believe the manufacturer, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, should be held accountable.

If you’ve had issues with your vision after long term use of Elmiron then read on.


Used Elmiron for more than a year?

If you’ve been taking or have taken Elmiron for more than a year and experienced any of the following symptoms or conditions, you may be eligible to make a claim.

Any of these symptoms?

  • Maculopathy (degeneration of the macula)
  • Macular degeneration
  • Macular dystrophy
  • Night vision problems
  • Dark adaptation issues (trouble adjusting your sight when going from light to dark)
  • Blindness

Professional confirmation helps

If any of the above have been confirmed by an optometrist or medical professional, then that will add weight to your claim.



It’s important that any loss of vision that you experienced started no earlier than 3 months after you started using Elmiron and that you’ve also never taken Chloroquine.


If you believe you’ve been affected then you may be able to claim significant damages against the manufacturer, Janssen.

Click any of the buttons on this page to open our claims Chatbot. The Chatbot will ask you a few simple questions to confirm you are able to make a claim and then take your contact details.

After that one of our client care team will reach out to you to discuss your case in more detail.


Pogust Millrood is a Pennsylvania based law firm with a national and international reputation of fighting for justice.

Our focus is protecting those who are injured by the misconduct of others and who may not have the means to pay for a lawyer up front, by the hour.

We are specialists in largescale negligence and misconduct claims against corporations and have successfully claimed billions of dollars in damages for our clients.

When someone comes to us for legal help – and when we believe in the case and believe that we can win it – we do not hesitate at the fact that the case may be expensive or difficult.


Harris L. Pogust


Harris L. Pogust is a partner of Pogust Millrood LLC, and has spent his career representing people who have been injured not only by the negligence of others, but also by the greed and intentional actions of large corporations across the country, including software companies, manufacturing companies, and pharmaceutical companies, as well as the federal government. 

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Mr. Millrood brings 25 years of complex litigation experience, with a focus on pharmaceutical and medical device litigation. Through his tireless dedication and careful attention to his client’s cases, Mr. Millrood has earned the accolades of his peers, clients, and Courts.

Mike Daly


Mike Daly joined Pogust Millrood, LLC in 2014. Prior to joining the firm, Mike was a healthcare litigation associate in a large Philadelphia-based defense firm where he represented medical facilities and healthcare professionals in civil liability cases.

Gabriel Magee


Before joining the firm, he worked at a major personal injury firm in Philadelphia and, prior to that, was proud to serve the citizens of Montgomery County as an Assistant District Attorney. In both roles, he was a zealous advocate for victims.


Elmiron is still being marketed as a treatment with only minor side-effects. As studies are now showing, this isn’t the case, and many people are suffering from irreversible damage to their vision.

We believe the manufacturer needs to be held accountable for this wrong doing and we believe they should compensate people like you who are suffering due to this negligence.