This medication is utilized to ease symptoms caused by discomfort of the urinary tract such as pain, burning, and the feeling of needing to urinate urgently or frequently. This drug does not treat the cause of the urinary irritation, however it can help alleviate the outward symptoms while other treatments just take effect. Phenazopyridine is a dye that works as a painkiller to soothe the lining of the tract that is urinary.
Take this medication by mouth, usually three times daily after meals or as directed by your doctor. For more than 2 days without talking to your doctor if you are taking this medication along with antibiotics for symptoms related to a urinary tract infection, or are self-treating, do not take it.
Dosage is predicated on your condition that is medical and to treatment.
Inform your doctor if the condition persists or worsens.
Headache, dizziness, or stomach upset may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, notify your doctor or pharmacist quickly.
In case your doctor has directed you to use this medication, remember she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects that he or. Many people using this medication do not have adverse that is serious.
Tell your physician right away if any of the unusual but really serious adverse effects occur: yellowing skin/eyes, dark/bloody urine, improvement in the amount of urine, stomach/abdominal pain, vomiting, temperature, chills, easy bruising/bleeding, unusual tiredness, difficulty breathing, fast heartbeat, seizures.
An extremely serious allergic reaction to this drug is unlikely, but seek immediate medical attention if it occurs. Symptoms of a serious allergic reaction may include: rash, itching/swelling (especially of this face/tongue/throat), serious dizziness, difficulty respiration.
It is not a list that is complete of side effects. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your pharmacist or doctor.
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Call your medical practitioner for medical advice about part effects. You might report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 or at www.fda.gov/medwatch.
In Canada - Phone your doctor for medical advice about negative effects. You may report side effects to Health Canada at 1-866-234-2345.
Before using phenazopyridine, inform your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain ingredients that are inactive which can cause allergy symptoms or other issues. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
This medication should not be used if you've got certain conditions that are medical. Before using this medicine, consult your doctor or pharmacist for those who have: kidney disease, liver disease, blood problems (e.g., G6PD deficiency, hemolytic anemia).
Before by using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history.
This drug may make you dizzy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do any activity that requires alertness you can perform such activities safely until you are sure. Limit beverages that are alcoholic.
Phenazopyridine can color your urine and tears orange-red. This might stain contact and clothing lenses. Do not wear contact lenses while using this medication. Urine and tears will return to color that is normal the medication is stopped.
Kidney function declines as you grow older. This medication is removed by the kidneys. Therefore, elderly people may be at greater risk for change in amount of urine or skin/eyes that are yellowing.
Tell your medical professional if you are pregnant before by using this medication.
It is not known whether this drug passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
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