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Should I take Zoloft (sertraline) for interstitial cystitis?
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Dr. Earle Pescatore
Obstetrics & Gynecology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Sometimes
There are a number of options for interstitial cystitis.
Elmiron is the only oral fda approved medication. It can be helpful but does take time to be effective. Dmso is also fda approved but is usually provided as a bladder irrigation. Anti-depressant medications such as zoloft (sertraline) may helpful for some patients. Typically the best approach is muti-modal therapy. Check with your provider.

In brief: Sometimes
There are a number of options for interstitial cystitis.
Elmiron is the only oral fda approved medication. It can be helpful but does take time to be effective. Dmso is also fda approved but is usually provided as a bladder irrigation. Anti-depressant medications such as zoloft (sertraline) may helpful for some patients. Typically the best approach is muti-modal therapy. Check with your provider.
Dr. Earle Pescatore
Dr. Earle Pescatore
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Dr. George Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Only if depressed
Zoloft (sertraline) is an anti-depressive not treatment for ic.
Check ic website: www.Interstitialcystitisassociation.Com.

In brief: Only if depressed
Zoloft (sertraline) is an anti-depressive not treatment for ic.
Check ic website: www.Interstitialcystitisassociation.Com.
Dr. George Klauber
Dr. George Klauber
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