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Phenazopyridine Hydrochloride Oral tablet

Additional titles for this drug

AZO Standard 95mg Tablet, AZO Standard Maximum Strength 97.5mg Tablet, Azo-100 100mg Tablet, Azo-Gesic 95mg Tablet, Azo-Septic 95mg Tablet, Azo-Standard 95mg Tablet, CVS Urinary Pain Relief 95mg Tablet, CVS Urinary Pain Relief Maximum Strength 97.5mg Tablet, GNP Urinary Pain Relief 95mg Tablet, GNP Urinary Pain Relief Maximum Strength 97.5mg Tablet, Leader Azo 95mg Tablet, Leader Azo Dine Tablet, Phenazo 95mg Tablet, Phenazopyridine Hydrochloride 100mg Tablet, Phenazopyridine Hydrochloride 100mg Tablet (For Government Use Only), Phenazopyridine Hydrochloride 200mg Tablet, Phenazopyridine Hydrochloride 200mg Tablet (For Government Use Only), Premier Value Azo Dine 95mg Tablet, Premier Value Urinary Pain Relief 95mg Tablet, Prodium 95mg Tablet, Pyridium 100mg Tablet, Pyridium 200mg Tablet, Today's Health Urinary Pain Relief 95mg Tablet, Urinary Analgesic 95mg Tablet, Uristat 95mg Tablet, Walgreens Urinary Pain Relief 95mg Tablet

What is this medicine?

PHENAZOPYRIDINE (fen az oh PEER i deen) is a pain reliever. It is used to stop the pain, burning, or discomfort caused by infection or irritation of the urinary tract. This medicine is not an antibiotic. It will not cure a urinary tract infection.

How should I use this medicine?

Take this medicine by mouth with a glass of water. Follow the directions on the prescription label. Take after meals. Take your doses at regular intervals. Do not take your medicine more often than directed. Do not skip doses or stop your medicine early even if you feel better. Do not stop taking except on your doctor's advice.

Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. Special care may be needed.

What side effects may I notice from receiving this medicine?

Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:

  • allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue

  • blue or purple color of the skin

  • difficulty breathing

  • fever

  • less urine

  • unusual bleeding, bruising

  • unusual tired, weak

  • vomiting

  • yellowing of the eyes or skin

Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):

  • dark urine

  • headache

  • stomach upset

What may interact with this medicine?

Interactions are not expected.

What if I miss a dose?

If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, take only that dose. Do not take double or extra doses.

Where should I keep my medicine?

Keep out of the reach of children.

Store at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F). Protect from light and moisture. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.

What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine?

They need to know if you have any of these conditions:

  • glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency

  • kidney disease

  • an unusual or allergic reaction to phenazopyridine, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives

  • pregnant or trying to get pregnant

  • breast-feeding

What should I watch for while using this medicine?

Tell your doctor or health care professional if your symptoms do not improve or if they get worse.

This medicine colors body fluids red. This effect is harmless and will go away after you are done taking the medicine. It will change urine to an dark orange or red color. The red color may stain clothing. Soft contact lenses may become permanently stained. It is best not to wear soft contact lenses while taking this medicine.

If you are diabetic you may get a false positive result for sugar in your urine. Talk to your health care provider.