Four-drug regimen improves IC pain and QoL scores

October 1, 2001

Dublin, Ireland-A dimethyl sulfoxide (DMSO) "cocktail" significantly improves pain and quality-of-life scores in interstitial cystitis patients, and the regimen may serve as an alternative to other instillation treatments in patients whose principal complaint is pain rather than frequency and urgency, according to researchers from Gartnavel General Hospital, Glasgow, Scotland.