Disease Information for Pentosan polysulfate (Elmiron) Administration/Toxicity

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Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Bleeding diathesis/hemorrhagic diathesis
Bleeding Tendency
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Anticoagulant medications (examples)
DRUG/Bladder analgesia/sedative medication
DRUG/Heparin analog (example)
DRUG/Heparin derivative/NOT anticoagulant
DRUG/Safe in pregnancy patient (B)
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
Pentosan, Pentosan Sulfuric Polyester, Pentosane Sulfuric Polyester, Polyester Pentosan Sulfuric, Polyester Pentosane Sulfuric, Polypentose Sulfate, Polysulfated Xylan, Sulfate Polypentose, Sulfate Xylan, Sulfuric Polyester Pentosan, Sulfuric Polyester Pentosane, Xylan hydrogen sulfate, Xylan Polysulfated, Xylan Sulfate, Brand name/Elmiron (Pentosan polysufate)
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/.$$$$ Very Expensive
DRUG/Dose 100 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose TID Medication
DRUG/Oral medication (ex)
Definition

Bladder mucosa protectant drug;used for bladder spasms in interstitial cystitis;oral preparation

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