Pentosan polysulfate therapy for chronic nonbacterial prostatitis (chronic pelvic pain syndrome category IIIA): a prospective multicenter clinical trial.

@article{Nickel2000PentosanPT,
  title={Pentosan polysulfate therapy for chronic nonbacterial prostatitis (chronic pelvic pain syndrome category IIIA): a prospective multicenter clinical trial.},
  author={John Curtis Nickel and Brenda Johnston and Joe Downey and Jack Barkin and Peter John Pommerville and Mireille Gr{\'e}goire and Ernest Ramsey},
  journal={Urology},
  year={2000},
  volume={56 3},
  pages={413-7}
}
OBJECTIVES Chronic nonbacterial prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CPPS) has clinical and perhaps etiologic characteristics similar to interstitial cystitis. Pentosan polysulfate sodium (PPS), an oral medication indicated for the treatment of interstitial cystitis, has shown moderate benefit in reducing chronic pelvic pain and voiding symptoms in patients with interstitial cystitis. We undertook a prospective open-label, multicenter Phase II pilot study to examine the potential efficacy… CONTINUE READING

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