What is the role of cimetidine in the treatment of interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome (IC/BPS)?

Updated: Dec 04, 2020
  • Author: Eric S Rovner, MD; Chief Editor: Edward David Kim, MD, FACS  more...
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Cimetidine is a second-line therapy according to the AUA guidelines and is thought to demonstrate effectiveness via competitive inhibition of the H2 histamine receptor. [15]


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