Pentosan

 
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Without a Prescription

Pentosan is prescribed for the relief of bladder pain or discomfort associated with interstitial cystitis.
Pentosan is prescribed to treat pain/discomfort from a certain bladder disorder (interstitial cystitis).

Pentosan is prescribed for the relief of bladder pain or discomfort associated with Interstitial Cystitis (IC).

Dosage

Ask your pharmacist to tell you the correct dose of Pentosan that suits you best.

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose may include:
- Nausea/vomiting;
- Unusual bruising/bleeding;

Side Effects

Side effects may include:
- Yellowing eyes/skin;
- Vision changes;
- Upset stomach;
- Unusual bruising/bleeding (eg blood in stool);
- Trouble breathing;
- Tiredness;
- Stomach upset;
- Signs of infection (eg fever persistent sore throat);
- Shortness of breath;
- Severe dizziness;
- Rash;
- Persistent nausea/vomiting;
- Nausea;
- Mental/mood changes;
- Liver function abnormalities;
- Itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat);
- Heartburn;
- Headache;
- Hair loss;
- Fast/pounding heartbeat;
- Eye pain;
- Dizziness;
- Discomfort when swallowing;
- Diarrhea;
- Dark urine;
- Allergic reaction;
- Abdominal pain;

Brand Names

Other synonyms:
- Pentosan polysulfate sodium;

Contraindications

Pentosan is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to Pentosan, structurally related compounds, or excipients.

Pentosan is contraindicated if you have:
- Stomach/intestinal disorders (stomach ulcers polyps diverticula);
- Spleen disorders;
- Liver disease;
- Blood vessel disorders (aneurysm);
- Bleeding disorders (hemophilia thrombocytopenia);
Without Prescription (2017)