Phospholine Iodide Is a Drug That Saves Children’s Eyesight

Update (5/22): Fera Pharmaceuticals has announced they will be starting production of the drug. Please see the press release for more information. Tentatively, this is great news.

Update (8/21): Pfizer has sold Phospholine Iodide to Fera Pharmaceuticals. We are waiting to see what this means for the future of the drug. Please see this article for more information.

In 2020, Pfizer Inc. decided to stop making Phospholine Iodide, a drug that helps hundreds of patients, mostly children, with glaucoma maintain their eye pressure, and ultimately their vision.

Children across the United States are at a high risk of losing their vision.

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