What is Dimethyl Sulfoxide DMSO?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Dimethyl sulfoxide, DSMO, is a urinary tract product. It is instilled directly into the bladder through a catheter or syringe for the symptomatic relief of interstitial cystitis.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Pain 3 3
Increase effect of another treatment 1 1
Interstitial cystitis 1 0
Lyme disease 1 0
Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
0
Mild
0
None
3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Dimethyl Sulfoxide DMSO

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Dimethyl Sulfoxide DMSO

Dosage Patients
50 g daily 1
99% as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Dimethyl Sulfoxide DMSO

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 1
Did not seem to work 1
Doctor's advice 1
Expense 1
See all 2 patients who've stopped taking Dimethyl Sulfoxide DMSO

Duration

Currently taking Dimethyl Sulfoxide DMSO

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 2

Stopped taking Dimethyl Sulfoxide DMSO

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
1 - 2 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 1
< $25 0
Not specified 2
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1 patient evaluation for Dimethyl Sulfoxide DMSO

Jan 1, 2015 (Started Jan 01, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Absorb nutrients Transdermally )
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I only use DMSO when I AK test to take Glutathione or something that I want to take transdermally .

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