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Can an intraocular lens be stained by taking the drug pyridium (phenazopyridine)?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
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.
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