A novel highly effective treatment of interstitial cystitis causing chronic pelvic pain of bladder origin: case reports.

@article{Check2005ANH,
  title={A novel highly effective treatment of interstitial cystitis causing chronic pelvic pain of bladder origin: case reports.},
  author={Jerome H. Check and Brittney Katsoff and T Citerone and E Bonnes},
  journal={Clinical and experimental obstetrics & gynecology},
  year={2005},
  volume={32 4},
  pages={247-9}
}
PURPOSE To determine if a very effective therapy for idiopathic orthostatic cyclic edema--dextroamphetamine sulfate--would alleviate symptoms of chonic pelvic pain of bladder origin/interstitial cystitis. METHODS Two women with interstitial cystitis that had been refractory to various therapies were treated with dextroamphetamine sulfate (20 mg/day) without any other treatment. The diagnosis of idiopathic edema was made by abnormal water load test and interstitial cystitis diagnosed by… CONTINUE READING