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Can I take phenazopyridine while breastfeeding

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Should be okay.: There is no data on the excretion of Phenazopyridine into human milk. Use for uti's should be short term. Breastfeeding should be safe. Alert your pe... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Probably not: Uristat (phenazopyridine) is prescribed to relieve symptoms of urinary tract burning, pain & discomfort. Effectiveness varues from poor to fair. Antib... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
By PDR. net: "it isn't known whether phenazopyridine is excreted in human milk ... it is prudent to avoid phenazopyridine use while breast-feeding, es... Read More
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Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 36 years experience
That medicine will be out of your system about 24 hrs later. stop it if your pain is gone So hold breast feeding for that time. Pump and dump only if ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 60 years experience
Azo standard (phenazopyridine): Yes you may take Azo dtandanrd while nursing.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danielle Clair
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Not known to be safe: there is no definitive data on the use of uristat (phenazopyridine) while breastfeeding. if you are having bladder discomfort please consult a doctor... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frances Ilozue
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Not recommended: Discuss you symptoms with the OB doctor. If you're having urinary symptoms, they need to be treated adequately. Urinary tract infection can have serio... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
Yes, you can take it during pregnancy. This medication is category B so it can be taken during pregnancy, not expected to harm an unborn baby. Take ca... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
A Verified Doctoranswered
Urology 53 years experience
Okay...: Norfloxacin is the main course for treating bacterial UTI and phenazopyridine plays a supporting role of care to soothe burning urination so it can be... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Abraham Morse
A Verified Doctoranswered
30 years experience
Usually 2-4 hours: should bring some relief. If not, then ask your provider about other possible treatments. I hope you feel better
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Pappachen
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
Probably: The ointment should be ok.
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