A 17-year-old female asked:
Can uristat (phenazopyridine) cure a uti?
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Nuclear Medicine 53 years experience
No: This medication is used to relieve symptoms caused 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. Need to see physician for proper examination , testing and treatment of urinary tract infection.
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No.: No. Worst case scenario you might have some odd sensitivity to the medication, what is called an idiosyncratic reaction, that could mimic a uti, but no, it cannot cause a true uti.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Is uristat (phenazopyridine) a good treatment for a potential uti?
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Specializes in Pediatric Urology
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Last updated Oct 13, 2018
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