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Is uristat (phenazopyridine) a good treatment for a potential uti?

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Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Might be OK: Other antimicrobials such as macrodantin, Bactrim or Cipro (ciprofloxacin) are much more effective.

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A 17-year-old female asked:

Can uristat (phenazopyridine) cure a uti?

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Dr. Gerald Mandell
Nuclear Medicine 52 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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