InterstitialCystitis. Diet and supplements and conservative management is first line ie: Prelief, Cystoprotek, Aloe Vera Supplements, Increased hydration Medications can include: Elmiron, Antihistamines suchs as Benadryl, (diphenhydramine) Zyrtec, Atarax, Bladder instillations: medicine placed into bladder Resources: http://kidney. Niddk. Nih. Gov/kudiseases/pubs/interstitialcystitis/ www. Ichelp. Org www. Ic-network. Com.
Long. IC is a painful disease. Bladder instillation of a medicine called DMSO (dimethyl-sulfoxide).This is the only FDA approved instillation but needs to be dilute (25%)to lessen risk of permanent bl. Contraction. Oral medication Elmiron (pentosan sulfate) is also somewhat effective. Dietary modification mostly trial & error, oxybutinin & botulinum. ...Surgery is a last resort. I wish you well.