Last Update December 1, 2015
Other names: Pentosan Polysulfate Sodium
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
Pentosan polysulfate (sold under the name Elmiron by Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceutical, inc.) is the only oral medication approved by ...Read on Wikipedia
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ears because I was misdiagnosed with prostatitis. I was on a...
" ...for three years because I was misdiagnosed with prostatitis. I was on antibiotics and pain meds for three years and felt helpless. I knew I could not go on living like that. My PC suggested a new... "
syndrome and the last one IC: I am currently on Elmiron...
" ...as everyone else inhere. Infection, prostatitis, nonbacterial prostatitis, chronic pelvic pain syndrome and the last one IC: I am currently on Elmiron and Algonot. I dont really have any pain just... "
of trying different medications. Currently I take Elmiron...
" ...after being treated for Prostatitis and BPH for several months. I have a lengthy history of kidney stones, 13 at last count. The last one had to be surgically removed. My urgency, frequency and pain... "
Prior to the cystoscopy I was prescribed doxycycline, b...
" ...can this be just undiagnosed Prostatitis and not IC. Prior to the cystoscopy I was prescribed doxycycline, but had to stop after ...headaches. I was also given Elmiron, and Elavil in august,... "
ime we believe that the most correct diagnostic is \"prostat...
" ...could be \"Interstitial cystitis\" and he prescribed me Elmiron to take it for a long time before seeing any result. After two months taking it I noticed that symptoms were still present, so at this... "
old that I had prostatitis. I finally went to a different u...
" ...was told that I had prostatitis. I finally went to a different urologist, who immediately questioned my bladder as opposed to my prostate. He performed hydrodistention and told me that I had a very... "
have ic based on the secong hydro but maybe prostatitis....
" ...8 month and then prescribed elmiron . at about 5 month with slight improvement he did another hydro and this time my bladder held a 1000cc with no glomerutions seen. i dont have pain, or frequency... "
for 3-4 months. I'm convinced that both IC and Prostatitis...
" ...tried things like Naproxen (Aleve) for pain and it works to some degree. However, makes me drowsy most of the time. ...all costs. I have started Elmiron this week and am also going to try... "
ith the same drugs used to treat Interstitial Cystitis...
" ...some other magical element. He indicated that many prostatitis cases are being treated with the same drugs used to treat Interstitial Cystitis in women. Apparently, the medical community is finding... "
ho did may have done something wrong). I began Elmiron...
" ...from primarily rectal discomfort (prostatitis-related) to pain and pressure in the bladder/penis/urethra area. (It was such a sudden switch that I've always thought the urologist who did may have... "
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