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Elmiron: This Common Bladder Pill Is Causing Blindness

Analysis by Dr. Joseph Mercola

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Story at-a-glance

  • Interstitial Cystitis (IC) is a chronic bladder condition that may trigger scarring and stiffening of the bladder walls. After decades of use, new information demonstrates a long-term medication, Elmiron, may cause retinal damage mimicking age-related macular degeneration or pattern dystrophy, resulting in blindness


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