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How to treat a urinary infection?

I felt a discomfort in my genital area. it did not itch but when I urinated, I felt a discomfort and the need to urinate often. It started a few days ago, drank a glass of cranberry juice and I was better.However, yesterday, I felt that discomfort aga...
by Anonymous in claremont, Ca, 07/23/2006

how many times a day do i take it,what dose?

Yes i suffer often of cystitis, i have the medicine phenzopyridine hci. i forgot how often i have to take it and what dose thank you for your help.
by Santa Sanchez in New York New York, 06/27/2007

PHENAZOPYRIDINE (Oral) (Tablet) Drug and Prescription Information


PHENAZOPYRIDINE (Oral) (Tablet) Medication Classification


PHENAZOPYRIDINE (Oral) (Tablet) Brandname

Azo-Standard, Uristat, Phenazo HCl, Pyridiate, Pyridium, Phenazo 95, Prodium, Azo-Gesic, RE-Azo, Azo-Septic, Urinary Pain Relief, Quality Choice Azo, Baridium, UTI Relief

PHENAZOPYRIDINE (Oral) (Tablet) is used for the Treatment

Phenazopyridine (fen-az-oh-PEER-i-deen) Relieves pain, burning, and discomfort caused by urinary tract infections and other urinary problems.

When To Not Use PHENAZOPYRIDINE (Oral) (Tablet)

You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to phenazopyridine.

How Should You Use PHENAZOPYRIDINE (Oral) (Tablet)


  • Your doctor will tell you how much to take and how often.
  • Swallow the tablets whole, do not crush or chew.
  • You may take the medicine with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • If a dose is missed:
  • Take the missed dose as soon as possible.
  • Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next regular dose.
  • You should not use two doses at the same time.

Proper PHENAZOPYRIDINE (Oral) (Tablet) Storage

Store PHENAZOPYRIDINE (Oral) (Tablet) at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep PHENAZOPYRIDINE (Oral) (Tablet) and all medications out of the reach of children.

What To Avoid While Using PHENAZOPYRIDINE (Oral) (Tablet)

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

PHENAZOPYRIDINE (Oral) (Tablet) Warnings

  • Check with your doctor before taking phenazopyridine if you have kidney or liver problems or are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • This medicine can turn urine a red or orange color. This is normal.
  • This medicine may stain soft contact lenses. You may not want to wear your contacts while taking this medicine.

PHENAZOPYRIDINE (Oral) (Tablet) Side Effects

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

  • Skin rash or hives, trouble breathing
  • Yellowing of the skin or eyes
  • If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
  • Indigestion or stomach upset
  • Dizziness
  • Headache

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