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Review: Elavil and Elmiron

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Elavil and Elmiron. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 216 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Elavil (latest outcomes from 11,881 users) has active ingredients of amitriptyline hydrochloride. It is used in depression.

Elmiron (latest outcomes from 1,985 users) has active ingredients of pentosan polysulfate sodium. It is used in interstitial cystitis (ic).

On Aug, 17, 2014: 216 people who take Elavil, Elmiron are studied

Elavil, Elmiron outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Elavil (amitriptyline hydrochloride)
- Elmiron (pentosan polysulfate sodium)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Elavil is effectiven/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
(1 of 1 people)
(1 of 2 people)
(0 of 1 people)
(1 of 2 people)
Elmiron is effectiven/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
(1 of 1 people)
(0 of 1 people)
(2 of 3 people)
(0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Vaginal HaemorrhageInflammationLoose StoolsColitis UlcerativeMuscle TwitchingElevated Liver EnzymesDysuriaPain
Therapeutic Response UnexpectedDepressionFaecal IncontinenceBone LossMigraine - CommonDry MouthPain In Extremity
MetrorrhagiaGallbladder DisorderMigraine - CommonVertigoAbdominal Pain UpperDizziness
HypomenorrhoeaMental DisorderPlatelet Count IncreasedPlatelet Count IncreasedMicturition UrgencyAnxiety
Cholecystitis ChronicVertigoNeuralgiaArthralgia
PainUrinary RetentionNeuralgia
Therapeutic Response UnexpectedSomnolenceOsteoarthritis
Vaginal HaemorrhageElevated Liver EnzymesFall
Breast CancerFemur Fracture

Drug effectiveness by gender :

Elavil is effective42.86%
(3 of 7 people)
Elmiron is effective42.86%
(3 of 7 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

PainHalo Vision
Pain In ExtremityDyspnoea
AnxietyLung Disorder
ArthralgiaBlood Ph Increased
OsteoarthritisTransient Ischaemic Attack
NeuralgiaLymphocytic Infiltration
Femur FractureOpportunistic Infection
InsomniaPulmonary Embolism

Drug effectiveness by age :

Elavil is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
(0 of 6 people)
(1 of 2 people)
(1 of 2 people)
(1 of 1 people)
Elmiron is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
(1 of 6 people)
(1 of 2 people)
(1 of 2 people)
(0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

n/an/aRash Maculo-papularPainAstheniaWeight IncreasedPainHeadache
PetechiaeThromboembolism NosNauseaDiarrhoea NosArthralgiaDrug Ineffective
Hair Disorder NosRectal BleedingOedema PeripheralApplication Site VesiclesInsomniaDyspnoea
Diarrhoea NosHaemorrhage NosDyspnoeaOedema NosPyrexiaPain In Extremity
Bleeding Time ProlongedCholecystitis ChronicDeep Vein ThrombosisOropharyngeal PainMouth UlcerationThyroid Neoplasm
Gallbladder DisorderWeight IncreasedRash ErythematousPain In ExtremityDyspepsia
DepressionMetrorrhagiaDepressionFallCerebrovascular Accident
InflammationDizzinessPainHaemolytic AnaemiaAnxiety
Mental DisorderPalpitationsFallEye InfectionBack Pain
MelaenaChest PainSepsisFacial Bones FractureGastrooesophageal Reflux Disease

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Complete drug side effects:

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.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

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NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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