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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

/pen·to·san/ (pen´to-san″) a carbohydrate derivative used in the form of p. polysulfate sodium as an antiinflammatory in the treatment of interstitial cystitis.

pentosan

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

pentosan

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

pentosan

a polysaccharide of pentoses.
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Thereafter, the pentosan and protein content of the extract were analyzed using the phlogoglucinol reaction.
In Europe, Canada, and Australia, pentosan polysulfate is the leading drug for the prevention of progressive OA in dogs and horses.
Pentosan polysulfate is known to tightly bind to BCG and may prevent attachment of the vaccine to the bladder lining, thus patients should not be receiving Elmiron while being treated with intravesical BCG.
He recommended the following intravesical therapeutic solution for patients with LUDE symptoms: 40,000 units of heparin or 100 mg of pentosan polysulfate sodium, 8 mL of 2% lidocaine, and 4 mL of sodium bicarbonate (8.
More invasive treatment involves intravesical therapies with anti-inflammatory agents such as methylprednisolone, dimethyl sulfoxide, heparin, and pentosan polysulfate.
Generally, lactic acid SRC is associated with glutenin characteristics, sodium carbonate SRC is associated with levels of damaged starch, sucrose SRC is associated with pentosan and gliadin characteristics, and water SRC is influenced by all of those flour constituents (Gaines, 2000).
The bagasse of Taiwanese sugar cane consists of approximately 19 percent lignin, 58 percent holo-cellulose, 38 percent cellulose, 20 percent pentosan, and 5 percent hot water extracts [11].
The Interstitial Cystitis Clinical Trials Group will use pentosan polysulfate sodium (Elmiron[R]) and hydroxyzine hydrochloride (Atarax[R]) to treat 135 people who have IC and unremitting urinary frequency and pain or discomfort lasting at least 24 weeks.
4] Pentosan polysulfate (PPS) remains the cornerstone of drug therapy for most patients.
SAN DIEGO -- Using intravesical anesthetic treatment and pentosan polysulfate to treat chronic pelvic pain was linked to a significant improvement in symptoms 9 weeks after bladder rescue therapy, a study of 47 women has shown.
But after two years of treatment with blood-thinning Pentosan Polysulphate (PPS) his condition is stable, his weight has increased and there is evidence the disease has disappeared.
Pentosan polysulfate (Elmiron), the first drug approved for IC, relieves feelings of urgency and frequency, but it has only a modest effect on pain and is associated with a high dropout rate with long-term use if it is the only therapy offered.