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I was diagnosed with IC and am on Elmiron. Lately My bladder

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I was diagnosed with IC and am on Elmiron. Lately My bladder had been terrible and a lot of burning. My doctor has put me in pyridium for 2 weeks but that does not help much either. What else can be done to ease the pain
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Urology
Expert:  dr abid replied 6 months ago.

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Expert:  dr abid replied 6 months ago.

You can try Tofranil tablet , this will help you out .

Other thing that can be done is , the installation of medication dimethyl sulfoxide (Rimso-50) into your bladder through a thin, flexible tube (catheter) inserted through the urethra. The solution sometimes is mixed with other medications, such as a local anesthetic, and remains in your bladder for 15 minutes. You urinate to expel the solution.

This will help to treat pain of IC .

Surgical options should be kept in mind like bladder augmentation , fulguration .

Regards ***** ***** luck .

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