pentosan polysulfate

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pentosan polysulfate

Oncology An angiogenesis inhibitor that may block effects of growth factors on endothelial cells and protect the GI tract against RT Urology A drug used to relieve bladder pain due to interstitial cystitis. See Angiogenesis inhibitor.

pentosan polysulfate

a chondroprotective drug used in the treatment of osteoarthritis in dog and cats.
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Paradigm Biopharmaceuticals Limited (ASX:PAR) has been granted a patent by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to use the drug Pentosan Polysulphate Sodium (PPS) for treatment of bone marrow (o)edema.
It is thought pioneering drug pentosan polysulphate extended her life for six years.
But dad Don fought to get his son the ground breaking treatment and, after a court battle, the family won the right to use the experimental drug pentosan polysulphate in January 2003.
Four of the most studied drugs are the analgesic flupirtine, intraventricular pentosan polysulphate, amantadine (a dopaminergic drug with anti-influenza virostatic actions) and the anti-malarial, quinacrine.
It was another six months, and after the case went through the High Court in London, before the operation to inject him with the blood-thinning drug Pentosan Polysulphate was carried out in January 2003 at a health trust in Northern Ireland.
Eight families whose loved ones are receiving pentosan polysulphate (PPS) in an attempt to halt the disease's spread are due to attend the meeting at the Royal College of Physicians in London.
Eight families whose loved ones are receiving pentosan polysulphate in an attempt to halt the disease's spread are due to attend the meeting in London.
The blood-thinning drug Pentosan Polysulphate (PPS), previously only tested on animals, has been given to him to prolong his life.
The former Northern Ireland star's dad, Don, won a legal battle with the NHS to have him treated with the blood-thinning drug pentosan polysulphate two years ago.
In Japan, Fukuoka University is considering providing the treatment, which uses pentosan polysulphate.
Belfast 18-year-old Jonathan Simms will now be given repeated infusions of the drug pentosan polysulphate directly into his brain.
His desperate family and medical scientists are praying the radical pentosan polysulphate (PPS) infusions can slow down the damage and extend the life of the 18-year-old from west Belfast.