Long-term use of pentosan polysulfate sodium associated with vision-threatening maculopathy
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SAN FRANCISCO - Long-term use of pentosan polysulfate sodium is strongly associated with vision-threatening pentosan polysulfate maculopathy, a speaker said here.
“This condition masquerades as AMD and pattern dystrophy.... This drug has been on the market for 20 years. Most affected patients are already out there, so if you have the capability to search your EMR, please do, and search for this drug to try to identify these cases,” Nieraj Jain, MD, said at Retina Subspecialty Day at the American Academy of Ophthalmology annual meeting.
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