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pentosan

 [pen´to-san″]
a carbohydrate derivative used as an antiinflammatory, in the form of pentosan polysulfate sodium, in the treatment of interstitial cystitis; administered orally.

pen·to·san

(pen'tō-san),
A poly- or oligosaccharide of a pentose.

pentosan

(pĕn′tə-săn′)
n.
Any of a group of polysaccharides found with cellulose in many woody plants and yielding pentoses on hydrolysis.

pentosan

a polysaccharide of pentoses.
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Association between response to pentosan polysulfate sodium therapy for interstitial cystitis and patient questionnaire-based treatment satisfaction.
At three months, 30% (9 patients) in the study had pain scores that improved by pentosan alone compared to 40% (12 patients) with combination therapy.
Paradigm Biopharmaceuticals Ltd (ASX:PAR) is an Australian biopharmaceutical company focused on repurposing historic drug PPS (Pentosan Polysulphate Sodium) as a potential new treatment for Bone Marrow Edema (BME) lesions following traumatic injury.
Randomized, doubleblind, dose-ranging study of pentosan polysulfate sodium for interstitial cystitis.
Residual lignocellulosic materials contain less lignin and hemicellulose compared to hardwoods, while having a higher content of pentosan type.
Researchers have shown that adding brown rice flour to formulations of bread results in a decrease in staling rate due to enhancement of fat and fiber (pentosan) contents (Wang, 2003).
The drugs most used in the treatment of the disease are meglumine antimoniate (Glucantime) and sodium stibogluconate (pentosan), but they are injectables [5].
Among linear polyanions, glycosaminoglycans (GAGs) and sulfated polysaccharides such as pentosan polysulfate or heparan sulfate were shown to influence prion conversion
The products - Detomovet, Omoguard Paste, Pentosan Gold, Halo and Thiazine - were intended for equine use by their manufacturers; two as sedatives and muscle relaxants, two as joint treatments and one to prevent gastric ulcers.
* Elmiron (pentosan polysulfate sodium) is an oral drug approved to treat interstitial cystitis.
Interaction between dietary fat type and enzyme supplementation in broiler diets with high pentosan content: effects on precaecal and total tract digestibility of fatty acids, metabolizability of gross energy, digesta viscosity and weights of small intestine.