Review: Elavil and Elmiron
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Elavil and Elmiron. It is created by eHealthMe based on 208 people who take the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 3, 2014: 208 people who reported to have interactions when taking Elavil, Elmiron are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Elavil (amitriptyline hydrochloride)
- Elmiron (pentosan polysulfate sodium)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Elavil, Elmiron:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Arthralgia (joint pain)||162|
|Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)||144|
|Pain In Extremity||120|
|Neuralgia (pain in one or more nerves)||106|
|Osteoarthritis (a joint disease caused by cartilage loss in a joint)||104|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Elavil, Elmiron:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)||3|
|Dysuria (painful or difficult urination)||3|
|Refusal Of Treatment By Patient||2|
|Faecal Incontinence (a lack of control over passing stool)||2|
|Platelet Count Increased||2|
|Neuralgia (pain in one or more nerves)||2|
|Abdominal Pain Upper||2|
|Micturition Urgency (urgency to pass the urine)||2|
|Urinary Retention (the inability to completely or partially empty the bladder)||2|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Cystitis interstitial
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Amitriptyline hcl
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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On eHealthMe, Elavil (amitriptyline hydrochloride) is often used to treat depression. Elmiron (pentosan polysulfate sodium) is often used to treat interstitial cystitis (ic). Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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- Elmiron is used in:
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