Understanding the Risks With Elmiron
Elmiron has not been studied for drug interactions. However, due to its ability to thin blood, one can follow some basic guidelines generally associated with blood thinners.
(Click Elmiron Drug Interactions for more information about these general guidelines.)
You should talk to your healthcare provider prior to taking this drug if you have any of the following conditions:
- You are taking anticoagulant (blood-thinning) medications, such as:
- Liver disease
- An aneurysm
- Thrombocytopenia (low platelets)
- Peptic ulcer or stomach ulcer
- Colon polyps
- Diverticulosis or diverticulitis.
Please let your healthcare provider know if you are pregnant or trying to become pregnant. Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are breastfeeding.
Be sure to tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you may already be taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Elmiron Precautions and Warnings to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
Although no overdoses have been reported, people who take too much Elmiron may have symptoms that could include:
- Inability of the blood to clot
- Decrease in platelets
- Increase in liver enzymes
- Upset stomach.
If you happen to take too much, seek immediate medical attention.