Mineral Bluff, GA
A 22-year-old male asked:

Dr put me on pyridium (phenazopyridine)&percocet,i had a big dilation. my dr is on vacation no answer on phone. take pyridium (phenazopyridine) for2wks? he wrote it that way

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Dr. Robert Sterling
A Verified Doctoranswered
47 years experience
Mix'NMatchToCureThe-: For the most part Pyridium (phenazopyridine) is pretty safe. Sure, there are rare cases of weirdness but none too serious. But there's really no need to take it for that long unless you really need it and the way to find that out is to stop it and see if the pain gets worse. That's all it's for, to locally decrease the pain. Percocet is more powerful by far, so mix and match until you don't need any of either.
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