I have interstitial cystitis in remission but got back the vaginal pain that went with it. A NP asked me if I'd taken it. I said no and asked my neuro/sleep doc about it. He said I'd get nauseated. I'm more concerned with urinary retention because my urethral sphincter goes into spasm with anything drying since I also have Sjogren's syndrome. I had fms but it went into remission.
Hmmm.. Never heard of it for that before. They are using it for fibromyalgia pain control. It is an antidepression med. Are you sure they said it was for this? If anything, I would tend to think it may make you retain your bladder urine more than letting it flow freely as it tends to make you slow down & sleepy. Just my thoughts.See the link below... Mary
I would like to know what put your IC in remission. I take Elmiron twice a day. I cannot take it three times a day because of high liver enzymes. I may eventually not be able to take it at all, God forbid. It is the only thing that helps. Since you have multiple problems, you are going to have to work closely with your doctor on any medication. Of course, there is always trial and error with something like a new medication. If it causes problems, tell your doctor so you can stop it and try something else. I have just learned there is now such a thing as a urogynecologist. I have IC, endometriosis and ulcerative colitis so I need a doctor who can treat all of the pelvic floor diseases. I also recently completed a course of pelvic floor physical therapy. This was very helpful. Hope this helps.
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