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(Dimethyl sulfoxide)

Formulation : Liquid

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No Generic Alternative Available

No generic alternative is available for this drug.

What is Kemsol /Dimethyl sulfoxide used for?

Kemsol is used to treat symptoms generally associated with a certain bladder problem (interstitial cystitis).

How should Kemsol /Dimethyl sulfoxide be stored?

Keep at room temperature and protect from heat, moisture and light.

General information

This medication should only be used by prescribed patient, do not give it to other people. The information provided is advisory only and does not contain all information pertaining to this medication. Talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider for question about this medication.

How should I take Kemsol/Dimethyl sulfoxide ?

Generally, Kemsol will be administered to you by your doctor. If you are taking this medication at home, always follow the directions given to you by your doctor.

When should Kemsol /Dimethyl sulfoxide not be taken?

Avoid the use of Kemsol if you are allergic to any ingredient in Kemsol/ Dimethyl Sulfoxide.

What precautions should I follow when taking Kemsol /Dimethyl sulfoxide ?

Before taking Kemsol, tell you doctor if you: are pregnant, planning on becoming pregnant, or are breast-feeding; are taking any prescription or non-prescription medications, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement; if you have any allergies; or if you have cancer of the bladder or urinary tract.

What special warning(s) should I be aware of when taking Kemsol /Dimethyl sulfoxide ?

A garlic-like taste may appear shortly after use. The taste may remain for several hours and the garlic odor may remain on the skin or breath for up to 72 hours. Discomfort that is associated with treatments generally lessens after additional treatments. If you have accidentally taken Kemsol by mouth contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately. Lab tests will be required in order to monitor your progress and check for side effects. Use extreme caution if treating a child with Kemsol as the safety and effectiveness in this age group has not been confirmed.

When should Kemsol /Dimethyl sulfoxide not be taken?

Serious side effects may include: severe allergic reaction; eye pain or burning; or vision changes.

Less severe side effects may include: bladder discomfort; garlic odor on breath or skin for up to 72 hours; garlic taste for several hours.

Other: None.

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