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NICE recommends pentosan polysulfate sodium for NHS treatment of bladder pain syndrome

05:43 EDT 10 Oct 2019 | Pharmafile

NICE has chosen to recommend pentosan polysulfate sodium, it has emerged, for use on the NHS in the treatment of bladder pain syndrome with glomerulations (bladder haemorrhages) or Hunner’s lesions (patches of inflammation) in adult patients whose condition has not responded to previous standard oral treatments.

The decision represents a U-turn on the institute’s rejection of the drug earlier this year over cost-effectiveness concerns.

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