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A 7-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
I wouldn't: This is for people 12 yrs & older, not a 5 yo and the drug has a variety of common side effects. Set her in a warm tub of water & let her pee ... Read More

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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Usitalo
39 years experience in Urology
Colored urine: Pyridium (phenazopyridine) turns your urine orange. The active ingredient acts as a local anesthetic on your bladder surface to reduce burning.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
15 years experience in Urology
Urinary tract.: Pyridium (phenazopyridine) is an agent that helps to soothe the urinary tract. It can help to relieve the burning, pain, and discomfort associated wit ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Probably safe: There are no detailed studies but no reported problems in infants breastfed during use at usual doses.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
15 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Follow up: If you are getting worse you should go back in to the doctor. Sometimes the bacteria are resistant to the antibiotic and you need to change to another ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Pyridium (phenazopyridine): Open this link: http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a682231.Html.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: Both are considered first line drugs for bladder infections.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Malinchak
29 years experience in Family Medicine
Pyridium (phenazopyridine): Pyridium (phenazopyridine) is a urinary tract analgesic (numbs the tract). The long term consequences (if you can call it that) is that you are not g ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
43 years experience in Urology
See below: Hi. The primary component of Pyridium is phenazopyridine which is an “azo” dye/pigment that colors the urine a reddish-orange. It is harmless but can ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
40 years experience in Internal Medicine
Maybe: It turns the urine red orange and if you accidentally wipe your rectum with the same toilet paper you used after urinating it may cause you irritation ... Read More

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