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Pentosan Polysulfate Sodium Dosage

Medically reviewed on December 15, 2017.

Applies to the following strengths: 100 mg

Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Cystitis

100 mg orally 3 times a day

Use: For the relief of bladder pain or discomfort associated with interstitial cystitis

Usual Pediatric Dose for Cystitis

16 years or older: 100 mg orally 3 times a day

Use: For the relief of bladder pain or discomfort associated with interstitial cystitis

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Use with caution.

Precautions

CONTRAINDICATIONS: Hypersensitivity to this drug, structurally relate compounds, or excipients

Safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 16 years.

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

Administration advice:
-To be taken with water at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after meals.
-Patients should be reassessed after 3 months of treatment.
-If no improvement is evident and if limiting adverse events are not present after 3 months, treatment may be continued for another 3 months.
-The benefit and risks of continued treatment in patients whose pain has not improved by 6 months is unknown.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

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