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.
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To compare the efficacy of single drug (Pentosan polysulphate) versus multiple drug therapy in interstitial cystitis/ painful bladder syndrome.
Long-term efficacy and tolerability of pentosan polysulphate sodium in the treatment of bladder pain syndrome.
ZILOSUL is an injectable form of pentosan polysulphate produced by bene pharmaChem GmbH in an FDA audited facility in Germany and manufactured in accordance to cGMP standards.
Neuroprotective effect of pentosan polysulphate on ischemia-related neuronal death of hippocampus.
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.