This medicine is utilized to relieve signs brought on by irritation 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, but it can help alleviate the symptoms while other treatments 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 3 times daily after meals or as directed by the 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 centered on your condition that is medical and to therapy.
Inform your doctor if for example the condition persists or worsens.
Headache, dizziness, or stomach upset might occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, notify your doctor or pharmacist immediately.
Should your doctor has directed you to make use of 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 side that is serious.
Inform your physician right away if any of those uncommon but very serious adverse effects occur: yellowing skin/eyes, dark/bloody urine, change in the total amount of urine, stomach/abdominal pain, vomiting, temperature, chills, easy bruising/bleeding, unusual tiredness, difficulty breathing, fast heartbeat, seizures.
An extremely severe reaction that is allergic this drug is unlikely, but seek immediate medical attention if it occurs. Symptoms of a serious reaction that is allergic include: rash, itching/swelling (especially associated with the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, difficulty breathing.
This is not a complete list of possible 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'll report adverse effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 or at www.fda.gov/medwatch.
In Canada - Phone your doctor for medical advice about unwanted effects. You may report effects that are side Health Canada at 1-866-234-2345.
Before taking phenazopyridine, inform your doctor or pharmacist in the event that you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain ingredients that are inactive which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Keep in touch with your pharmacist for more details.
This medication should never be used if you have certain conditions that are medical. Before making use of this medicine, consult your medical practitioner or pharmacist when you yourself have: renal disease, liver disease, blood problems (e.g., G6PD deficiency, hemolytic anemia).
Before making use of this medication, tell your pharmacist or doctor 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 dye your urine and tears orange-red. This could stain clothing and contact lenses. Do not wear contact lenses while using this medication. Urine and tears will return to normal color after the medication is stopped.
Kidney function declines while you grow older. The kidneys remove this medication. Therefore, elderly people may be at greater risk for change in amount of urine or skin/eyes that are yellowing.
Tell your doctor if you're expecting before using this medication.
It's not known whether this drug passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
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