Miscellaneous urogenital disorders:

Indications for: ELMIRON

Bladder pain/discomfort due to interstitial cystitis.

Adult Dosage:

Take with water 1 hr before or 2 hrs after meals. ≥16yrs: 100mg 3 times daily. Reevaluate at 3 and 6 months.

Children Dosage:

<16yrs: not established.

ELMIRON Warnings/Precautions:

Retinal pigmentary changes. Do retinal exam (including OCT, auto-fluorescence imaging) at baseline, within 6 months of initiation, periodically during and after treatment completion. Bleeding or risk of bleeding (eg, surgery, aneurysm, hemophilia, GI ulcers, polyps, diverticula). History of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia. Hepatic insufficiency. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.

ELMIRON Classification:

Bladder protectant.

ELMIRON Interactions:

Caution with drugs that increase bleeding risk (eg, anticoagulants, tPA, aspirin, NSAIDs).

Adverse Reactions:

Alopecia, diarrhea, nausea, headache, rash, dyspepsia, abdominal pain, liver function abnormalities, dizziness, increased prothrombin time, hemorrhage.

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