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ELMIRON® (pentosan polysulfate sodium) is the only oral medication FDA approved to treat the pain and discomfort of IC.
Although how ELMIRON® (pentosan polysulfate sodium) works is not completely understood, it is thought to adhere to the bladder mucosal lining, preventing potentially irritating solutes in the urine from reaching the bladder wall.