Bladder Pain Syndrome Treatments Targeting the GAG Layer - European Medical Journal

Bladder Pain Syndrome Treatments Targeting the GAG Layer

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Experts review the place for pentosan polysulfate sodium capsules (Elmiron®). This treatment is indicated for bladder pain syndrome (BPS) characterised by either glomerulations or Hunner’s lesions in adults with moderate-to-severe pain, urgency, and frequency of micturition. This video explores the mechanism of action of pentosan polysulfate sodium, and how it is prescribed and managed in practice.


Jonathan Goddard, Consultant Urological Surgeon, Leicester, UK

Richard Parkinson, Consultant Urological Surgeon, Nottingham, UK

Aneta Obloza, Consultant Urogynaecologist, Leicester, UK

Yi Lang Chan, Consultant in Obstetrics and Urogynaecology, Calderdale and Huddersfield, UK

UK-ELM-585 February 2024

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