Can an intraocular lens be stained by taking the drug pyridium (phenazopyridine)?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Ophthalmology 54 years experience
No: Pyridium (phenazopyridine) will be eliminated efficiently by the kidney. It is not secreted into the eye and so it will not affect the intraocular lens. Do not worry.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
1.6k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Dec 6, 2020
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $44!
50% off with $19/month membership
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.