Elmiron (Pentosan Polysulfate Sodium) is a medication used to treat bladder pain and discomfort caused by cystitis, a disease which causes swelling and scarring of the bladder wall.
Elmiron is thought to work by forming a layer on the bladder wall which prevents it from harmful or irritating substances in the urine. Elmiron also works like an anticoagulant or weak “blood thinner” medication and may increase the risk of bruising or bleeding.
Always read the patient information and instructions carefully before using this medication.
Make sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist:
Also be aware that:
Less serious Elmiron side effects may include but are not limited to:
Contact your doctor if you experience any of the following Elmiron side effects:
Q: What should I do if I miss a dose of Elmiron?
A: If you miss a dose of Elmiron, take the missed dose as soon as you remember but skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up for a missed dose.
Q: How much does Elmiron cost?
A: The price of Elmiron 100mg depends on the quantity that you buy. You can save up to 90% on the price of your medication by buying with Canada Drugs and you can save even more by buying a 90 day supply of your medication.
Q: What is the Elmiron generic alternative?
A: Generic Elmiron is known as Pentosan Polysulfate Sodium and is also available in 100mg strength. You may save even more on the cost of your medication by buying Pentosan Polysulfate Sodium.