Advances in Urology / 2015 / Article / Tab 3

Review Article

A Narrative Review on the Pathophysiology and Management for Radiation Cystitis

Table 3

The proposed systemic treatments for radiation cystitis and their levels of evidence.

Systemic agentLevel of evidenceData

TCDO/WF10 1bReduction in use of antibiotics and antispasmodics
Reduction in recurrence of haematuria at one year [12]
Side effects include nausea, headache, and anaemia [13]

Flavoxate hydrochloride2bHigher doses of 1200 mg improve urodynamic measures [14]

Cranberry products 1bReduction in cystitis symptoms with cranberry capsules [15]
No evidence for use of cranberry juice [16, 17]

Conjugated oestrogen3Resolution of haematuria in severe haemorrhagic cystitis [18]

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