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Cystoscopy - Elmiron Dosage
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A cystoscopy allows your doctor to see the inside of your bladder and urethra. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at this procedure, which is used when a person experiences certain urinary problems.
- Diagnosing Interstitial Cystitis
A cystoscopy done under anesthesia is the primary test used when diagnosing interstitial cystitis. This eMedTV page describes how doctors go about diagnosing the condition and lists disorders that share similar symptoms, which doctors must rule out.
- Diet for Interstitial Cystitis
By avoiding certain foods, you may be able to reduce or prevent interstitial cystitis flare-ups. This eMedTV page gives a brief overview of interstitial cystitis and diet, including a link to more details on which foods to eat -- and which ones to avoid.
- Drug Interactions With Mirabegron
This eMedTV Web page examines a number of the drugs that may cause interactions when used with mirabegron. It also describes the serious complications that may result and discusses ways your healthcare provider may help to avoid these problems.
- Drug Interactions With Nitrofurantoin
Norfloxacin and Probenecid are two of the drugs that can cause interactions with nitrofurantoin. This eMedTV page provides a detailed list of medicines that can interfere with this antibiotic and explains what can happen when interactions occur.
Elmiron is a medication used to treat bladder discomfort caused by interstitial cystitis. This eMedTV resource describes Elmiron -- the only oral drug approved to treat this bladder condition -- and its uses, as well as potential side effects.
- Elmiron Capsule
As this eMedTV segment explains, Elmiron comes in capsule form and is generally taken three times a day. This article gives a brief overview of how to take this interstitial cystitis (IC) drug and includes a link to more detailed information.
- Elmiron Dosage
The recommended dose of Elmiron for people starting treatment is 100 mg, three times a day. This eMedTV segment offers other dosing information, including when to get re-evaluated and what to do if symptoms don't improve.