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Drug information on Comfora (Pentosan Polysulfate Sodium) from Swati Spentose Pvt. Ltd.


Swati Spentose Pvt. Ltd.
Generic : Pentosan Polysulfate Sodium
10 Capsules
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Drug Name : Pentosan Polysulfate Sodium

Pentosan Polysulfate Sodium(Elmiron) generic Comfora is a semi-synthetically produced heparin-like macro molecular carbohydrate derivative, prescribed for interstitial cystitis or painful bladder syndrome (IC/PBS).
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Medical Condition(s) for which Comfora may be prescribed

Side effects of Comfora

  Serious: Abdominal pain, diarrhea and dehydration.

  Central Nervous System : Sleeplessness, headache, severe emotional lability, depression, night blindness, dizziness and hyperactivity.

  Gastrointestinal: Nausea, diarrhea, indigestion, jaundice and vomiting.

  Skin: Rash, itching, tears, nose inflammation and increased sweating.

  Miscellaneous: Absence of menstrual periods, joint pain and vaginal inflammation.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

The recommended dose is 300 mg/day taken as one 100 mg capsule orally three times daily.

How to use Comfora?

It comes as a capsule to take by mouth, at least 1 hour before meals or 2 hours after meals.

When is Comfora not to be taken? (Contraindications)


Warnings and Precautions for Comfora

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of aneurysm, hemophilia, ulcers, low platelet count, an intestinal blockage, liver or spleen disease, any allergy, who are taking other medication, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• It may cause increased bleeding, avoid bruising or injury.

Other Precautions for Comfora

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Comfora

Store it at controlled room temperature 15°-30°C.

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