Tag: "cystitis" at medical news
Help for women's urinary tract infections
...en have also experienced inconsistent treatment of cystitis
from doctorto doctor and region to region. Despit.... The rate of follow-up officevisits for repeated cystitis
infection or sexually transmitted disease did notincrease substantially under the standard---indicat...
First NIH clinical trial for interstitial cystitis begins
...for a clinical trial of oral drugs forinterstitial cystitis
(IC), a persistent and often painful bladder syndromeaffecting about a million people, mostly women. The Interstitial Cystitis Clinical Trials Group will use pentosan polysulfatesodium (ElmironR) and hydroxyzine hydrochloride (AtaraxR) to treat 136 ...
University of Pittsburgh researchers use botox to treat overactive bladder
...jury, stroke, overactive bladder, and interstitial cystitis
(IC). Each experienced involuntary contractions of the bladder muscle, which either caused incontinence typified by either uncontrolled voiding of urine or the inability to completely empty the bladder. Forty-one of the 50 patients, or 82 percent, ...
Interstitial cystitis study finds limited benefit in two oral drugs
... significant benefit in patients with interstitial cystitis
(IC). The results are reported in the September issue of the Journal of Urology. The first in a series of treatment studies planned by the IC Clinical Trials Group tested the effectiveness of pentosan polysulfate sodium (Elmiron) and hydroxyzine h...
New study tests amitriptyline for painful bladder syndrome
...her painful bladder syndrome (PBS) or interstitial cystitis
(IC) to learn if the oral drug amitriptyline (Elavil) will reduce the pain and frequent urination that are hallmarks of the conditions. The centers make up the Interstitial Cystitis Clinical Research Network, sponsored by the National Institute of Di...
Study examines three-day antibiotic regimens for treating bladder infection in women
...amoxicillin-clavulanate, in the treatment of acute cystitis
(inflammation of the urinary bladder) in the curre...in for treatment of women with acute uncomplicated cystitis
and used follow-up to evaluate the women for recurrent infection. Ciprofloxacin is in the fluoroqui...