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    Condition: Bladder Pain
    5/26/2016 4:37:39 AM

    Reviewer: DeeLF, 45-54 on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    After multiple visits to my Gynecologist, she sent me to a Urogynecologist, who knew it was Interstitial Cystitis just upon taking a history of my symptoms. He did a couple of studies in-office, confirming the diagnosis, and then placed me on Elmiron. At first I, too, did not think it was working, until I ran out of it and could not afford to purchase it for a couple weeks. I have been on it for ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Bladder Pain
    11/1/2012 2:07:29 PM

    Reviewer: Seshet, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I took Elmiron several years ago for Interstitial Cystisis. I took it for six month and had no improvement at all!!

    Condition: Bladder Pain
    1/17/2012 12:56:53 PM

    Reviewer: merle wurth, 65-74 Female (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    Besides IC I also have Hunner's Ulcers. I am lucky that a small dose of Elmiron helps the bladder pain. Frequency is still a problem. Most medications I have tried for frequency are not very effective. Cost is the bigggest problem for me. Very expensive.

    Condition: Bladder Pain
    10/25/2011 12:22:23 AM

    Reviewer: Eartha, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Trying to remember to take this 3 times a day is hard. And to add to that, dosing is 1 hour before a meal or 2 hours after. I am not convinced this medication is even working. I have been on it for 3 months and feel no better than the day it was prescribed. Even the medication info says it can take 3 months to a year to see results. I am discouraged about the effectiveness of this drug.

    Condition: Bladder Pain
    6/5/2011 1:11:03 AM

    Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I was referred to a urologist for pelvic pain after different types of gynocologists couldn't figure out where the pain was coming from. After a few visits to the urologist, he guessed that it might be Interstitial Cystitis. He had also put a scope into my bladder and saw that the upper half was red, which he said was unusual. He started me on Elmiron which took all the pain away in 3 days. So ... Show Full Comment

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