What is the role of botulinum toxin 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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Botulinum toxin has been used for the treatment of interstitial cystitis as an isolated treatment, as well as in combination with other treatments. Results are mixed and patients should be counseled regarding the potential adverse effect of urinary retention.


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