|Generic Name||Pentosan Polysulfate|
Cystopen 100 mg
Cystopen, manufactured by Sun Pharmaceuticals, is prescribed for the treatment of inflammation in the bladder, the condition is referred to as interstitial cystitis. The medicine is extremely beneficial in relieving bladder pain and discomfort associated with interstitial cystitis. The active ingredient of the medicine is Pentosan polysulfate, which forms a protective layer over the bladder wall and helps to protect it from harmful substances in the urine.
It is important to read the prescription before you start using this medicine. Generally, the medicine is taken by mouth at least an hour before or two hours after meals thrice daily. Take the medicine on regular basis to get the most benefit. You are not supposed to increase or decrease your dose or make any changes in your dosing pattern. Your condition will not improve fast if you take more doses than prescribed, so take it exactly as your health care specialist prescribes it. Let your health care specialist know if your condition worsens or does not improve within three months of regular usage.
Clinical uses of Cystopen
Cystopen is believed to replenish defective bladder lining. It is used to treat pain and discomfort associated with a bladder disorder called interstitial cystitis. The medicine contains Pentosan polysulfate sodium as the active ingredient which can also be used for purposes not listed here. Cystopen 100 mg is available in the form of a capsule that needs to be taken on an empty stomach at least one hour before or two hours after a meal. To make sure the medicine is helping your condition, your health care specialist need to monitor you every three months. This will helps to determine the treatment’s progress.
There are a variety of side effects that have been reported after the use of Pentosan Polysulfate. These include heartburn, diarrhea, and stomach pain. Other side effects include insomnia, hair loss, and headache. The list of possible side effects that may occur with the use of Cystopen tablet is given below:
- Skin rash
- Acute toxicity
- Feeling of sickness
- Stomach upset
This is not the complete list of unwanted effects. If you notice other side effects that are not listed here, contact your health care specialist for medical advice. In case of a serious problem, immediately visit your nearest medical care centre.
You should consult your health care specialist if you have a blood clotting disorder, stomach ulcer, stroke, liver disease or diverticulitis. Pregnant and breastfeeding females are advised to consult their health care specialist before taking Cystopen 100 mg tablet.
Before taking Cystopen, tell your health care specialist if you are allergic to any of the ingredients of the medicines, or having surgery.
Your health care specialist should aware of the possible drug interactions and may be monitoring you for them. Make sure that you don’t start any new medicine without first checking with your health care specialist. Avoid taking Cystopen, with the following drugs because serious interactions may occur:
This leaflet doesn’t contain complete information about drug interactions, and please consult your health care specialist for more information.