pentosan Index

Featured: pentosan, Elmiron Main Article

Pentosan (Elmiron) is a medication prescribed for the treatment of interstitial cystitis. Side effects, drug interactions, pregnancy safety, and dosage information should be reviewed prior to taking this medication.

    Related Diseases & Conditions

    • Interstitial Cystitis (IC) Interstitial cystitis (IC)/painful bladder syndrome (PBS) is an inflammatory disease of the bladder that can cause ulceration and...learn more »
      In This Article
      Interstitial Cystitis (IC) Article
      • Interstitial cystitis (IC)/painful bladder syndrome (PBS) facts
      • Overview of urinary function
      • What is interstitial cystitis (IC)/painful bladder syndrome (PBS)?
      • What is the cause of interstitial cystitis?
      • What are risk factors for interstitial cystitis?
      • What are interstitial cystitis symptoms and signs?
      • What types of doctors treat interstitial cystitis?
      • How is interstitial cystitis diagnosed?
      • What is the treatment for interstitial cystitis?
      • Are there home remedies for interstitial cystitis?
      • Are lifestyle modifications of value in the management of interstitial cystitis?
      • What is the prognosis (outcome) of interstitial cystitis?
      • Is it possible to prevent interstitial cystitis?
      • Where can people find more information about IC/PBS?

Related FAQs, Doctor's & Expert's Views

Health Features

Tools & References

FDA Drug Labels on

Terms related to pentosan:

  • Elmiron