Generic name: pentosan polysulfate sodium
Dosage form: capsule, gelatin coated
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The recommended dose of ELMIRON® is 300 mg/day taken as one 100 mg capsule orally three times daily. The capsules should be taken with water at least 1 hour before meals or 2 hours after meals.
Patients receiving ELMIRON® should be reassessed after 3 months. If improvement has not occurred and if limiting adverse events are not present, ELMIRON® may be continued for another 3 months.
The clinical value and risks of continued treatment in patients whose pain has not improved by 6 months is not known.