Pentosan polysulfate sodium

Information about Pentosan polysulfate sodium

Pentosan polysulfate sodium uses

Pentosan polysulfate sodium is used in the treatment of interstitial cystitis.

How pentosan polysulfate sodium works

Pentosan polysulfate sodium binds to the urinary bladder wall and prevents the irritating chemicals in the urine from coming in contact with the bladder wall.

Common side effects of pentosan polysulfate sodium

Hair loss, Diarrhoea, Nausea, Headache, Rash, Dyspepsia, Abdominal pain, Liver function abnormal, Dizziness.

Available Medicine for Pentosan polysulfate sodium

  • ₹599
    Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
    1 variant(s)
  • ₹650 to ₹5500
    Swati Spentose Pvt Ltd
    2 variant(s)
  • ₹610
    Cipla Ltd
    1 variant(s)

Expert advice for Pentosan polysulfate sodium

  • Notify your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breast-feeding.
  • Notify your doctor before a scheduled surgery. You should speak with the doctor about when to discontinue Pentosan polysulfate sodium prior to surgery. 
  • Notify your doctor if you are taking anticoagulants (drugs that work to prevent blood clotting) therapy such as warfarin sodium, heparin, high doses of aspirin, or anti-inflammatory drugs such as ibuprofen. The Pentosan polysulfate sodium has a weak anticoagulant effect which may increase bleeding. 
  • Notify your doctor if you have any liver problem.


Content on this page was last updated on 08 May, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)