National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for Elmiron (sodium pentosanpolysulfate) (N87313)

Elmiron (sodium pentosanpolysulfate)

Specific Substances: Elmiron (sodium pentosanpolysulfate)

Nomination Date: 06/17/1987

Nominator: FDA

Rationale: Drug has orphan drug status in the U.S. for the compassionate treatment of interstitial cystitis under the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) investigational New Drug procedure; potential for chronic use; currently marketed in several foreign countries.

NTP Principles: Pre 1993 - 2

Status: Selected

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CASRN: 37319-17-8

Agent Name: Elmiron (sodium pentosanpolysulfate)

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