What is Dimethyl Sulfoxide DMSO Bladder Instillations?

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A bladder instillation for the treatment of interstitial cystitis, using the prescription medication dimethyl sulfoxide, or DMSO, is placed into the bladder through a catheter. After remaining in the bladder for 15 minutes, the solution is expelled through urination.

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