Pentosan Polysulphate Sodium
It is used to treat patient's with urinary bladder pain or discomfort associated with interstitial cystitis (inflammation of urinary bladder).
How it works
This medication is used to treat pain/discomfort from a certain bladder disorder (interstitial cystitis). It may work by forming a layer on the bladder wall and protecting it from harmful/irritating substances in the urine. It is also a weak "blood thinner" and therefore may increase the risk of bruising/bleeding (e.g., bleeding from the nose/gums).
Common side effects
Abdominal pain, Acne-like rash, Hair loss, Dizziness, Headache, Heartburn, Insomnia, Mood changes, Stomach upset