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I recently had a yeast infection & uti. I've been taking Azo yeast and uristat (phenazopyridine). I've had these for a couple days now. Is there anything else I can do?

I recently had a yeast infection & uti. I've been taking Azo yeast and uristat (phenazopyridine). I've had these for a couple days now. Is there anything else I can do?

Antibiotic: You don't mention an antibiotic. Most utis require an antibiotic to be adequately treated. In some cases, drinking a lot of water and taking cranberry extract can clear an infection. Uristat (phenazopyridine) just covers up the symptoms temporarily. ...Read more

Dr. Krishna Kumar
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Phenazopyridine (Definition)

Phenazopyridine is a mild urinary tract numbing agent, available without a prescription. Sold as pyridium, azo, uristat (phenazopyridine) and others, this drug can calm the sting from bladder infections and may help decrease urinary frequency and urgency. Note that it changes the color of the urine to a darker orange. It does not cure infections. It is not supposed to be taken for more than a few ...Read more


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Which of these three works better for utis: azo, cranberry tablets, or uristat (phenazopyridine)?

Which of these three works better for utis: azo, cranberry tablets, or uristat (phenazopyridine)?

Azo/Uristat 4 sympts: Azo & uristat (phenazopyridine) contain Phenazopyridine & relieve symptoms of urinary tract burning, pain & discomfort. Cranberry juice, gelcaps & tablets are a preventative against future utis by interfering with bacterial adherence to urinary tract lining (bladder & urethra). You need antibiotics to actually treat & cure a uti. ...Read more

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Where can you buy uristat (phenazopyridine) and azo?

Where can you buy uristat (phenazopyridine) and azo?

Azo is otc: You should be able to get it at any drugstore, ask the pharmacist which isle it is in. ...Read more

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It's very painful when I urinate. This has been happening for 4 days. I've taken AZO and now I'm taking Uristat and the pain hasn't gone away. I also feel like I'm cramping and have to do #2 a lot. I don't have insurance and I'm in Alabama. What can I

It's very painful when I urinate. This has been happening for 4 days. I've taken AZO and now I'm taking Uristat and the pain hasn't gone away. I also feel like I'm cramping and have to do #2 a lot. I don't have insurance and I'm in Alabama. What can I

Need evaluation: It's possible that you may have a urinary tract infection and need the appropriate antibiotic for treatment. You could have some other issue that requires further evaluation. Depending on the area in Alabama, you may obtain assistance from local health department but preferably you need to be seen before signs and symptoms get worse. ...Read more

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How long can I take Azo (phenazopyridine) for?

Need antibiotic: Azo is no substitute for an antibiotic, it is an analgesic for the bladder and helps the symptoms only. You have to get on an antibiotic or the infection can spread to your kidney or blood stream. Azo should be used the first 3 days of antibiotic therapy. After that if still have symptoms, the antibiotic might need to be changed. If you have fever, vomiting, mid back pain, go to the ER. ...Read more

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Will Azo standard (phenazopyridine) help you pass a drug urinalysis?

Here are some. ..: Are you trying to evade the result of urine drug test? Don't do that to taint or spoil the intended goal of testing. Known to you as I assumed, Azo contains phenazopyridine which makes urine discolored like plum-orange juice likely leading to confusion of test which relies on color change of chemstrip... So, always work with professionals diligently and vigilantly. Thank you and best wish. .. ...Read more

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I've had a full blown UTI for over a week and have been taking Azo standard (phenazopyridine) and cb juice w/no relief. I can't afford a provider. Suggestions?

I've had a full blown UTI for over a week and have been taking Azo standard (phenazopyridine) and cb juice w/no relief. I can't afford a provider. Suggestions?

Several alternatives: 1. Borrow money from a friend or relative
2. Visit an emergency room where you will be seen whether or not you can pay
3. Without knowing your financial situation, can you promise to do a chore for someone in return for enough funds to see a doctor?
4. Sell a possession which is less important than your health.
Cranberry juice will not do the trick and you may be endangering your life. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can you take cephalexin with azo standard (phenazopyridine) for a urinary tract infection?

Can you take cephalexin with azo standard (phenazopyridine) for a urinary tract infection?

Yes. Once you've: Been diagnosed with a UTI, you can take ago standard for a few days until the symptoms go away. Keep in mind that azo doesn't treat the infection itself. If you take it before you see a doctor, it can prevent us from getting an accurate reading from a urine dipstick screening test for infection but shouldn't interfere with a urine culture. ...Read more

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How long should I pump & dump after taking Azo standard (phenazopyridine) for bladder pain from interstitial cystitis?

Here are some. ..: Were you a penny stock investor or a lackluster user of azo? Azo is phnazopyridine or Pyridium (phenazopyridine) - exerting its topical analgesic effect onto the sensitized lining - mucosa - by inflammation of urinary tract infection or IC, etc. Thus, it is only applied as a temporary measure. The long-term care for IC should start off with realization, modification of lifestyle, judicious use of drug, and. .. ...Read more

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What can a person do if they have a full blown UTI but cannot afford a doctors visit and doesn't qualify for free clinics? She's been taking Azo standard (phenazopyridine) and drinking pure crandbury juice. Any suggestions?

What can a person do if they have a full blown UTI but cannot afford a doctors visit and doesn't qualify for free clinics? She's been taking Azo standard (phenazopyridine) and drinking pure crandbury juice. Any suggestions?

Several alternatives: 1. Borrow money from a friend or relative
2. Visit an emergency room where you will be seen whether or not you can pay
3. Without knowing your financial situation, can you promise to do a chore for someone in return for enough funds to see a doctor?
4. Sell a possession which is less important than your health.
Cranberry juice will not do the trick and you may be endangering your life. Good luck. ...Read more

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I took 2 azo tablets, is this okay?

I took 2 azo tablets, is this okay?

Yes: The dosing is 2 tabs by mouth three times a day as needed with a maximum of 6 tablets in a 24 hour period ...Read more

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Can Azo cause diarrhea?

Can Azo cause diarrhea?

Yes: Brad Azo Gantrisin and generic sulfisoxazole with phenazopyridine. It is used for urinay tract infection. Beside diarrhea it also causes nausea, vomiting, upset stomach and headaches. ...Read more

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Does Azo affect a drug screen?

Does Azo affect a drug screen?

Sorry, but azo what?: Azo can mean many things. Please be more specific and resubmit your question and we will do our best to answer it. Thank you very much. ...Read more

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Will Azo help with a drug screen?

Will Azo help with a drug screen?

It will not...: Attempting to foil a drug screen will just add misery for you--your employer or whoever is requesting the drug screen will see you not just a dope but also a liar (trying to hide/sabotage your drug test). So, it is better to come clean. If you have a problem, ask for help and you will get more respect that way. Be good. Be sober. Be drug-free. Be respected. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can keflex and Azo be taken together?

Can keflex and Azo be taken together?

Yes.: If you have a urinary tract infection it is common to take Azo for symptoms until the infection responds to an antibiotic such as keflex. ...Read more

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Can you take Sulfamethoxazole with Azo?

Can you take Sulfamethoxazole with Azo?

Yes: No known identified side effects/interactions to take the two together. ...Read more

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Can Azo work for my overactive bladder?

Can Azo work for my overactive bladder?

May be to a degree..: Azo can ease the over-sensitivity of bladder and urethral lining so to decrease urgency and frequency but to a widely variable degree. More on trouble in urination? Peruse articles listed in http://www. Formefirst. Com/onBPH-LUTS-VoidingTrouble. Html. Thereby you gain insight on how to work well with the urologist so to reach better care. ...Read more

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Would Azo work for my overactive bladder?

Would Azo work for my overactive bladder?

Bladder anesthetic: Azo is a mild bladder anesthetic. It will have a minimal if any effect on OA bladder ...Read more

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Is it okay to just use Azo to take care of my uti?

No: This helps with the symptoms but does nothing to treat the actual infection. It should only be used as a supplement to temporarily buy some time, either until antibiotics have had time to work or until you can get in to be checked. ...Read more

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Will Azo be the reason I have a positive drug test?

Will Azo be the reason I have a positive drug test?

Don't think so: What was your test positive for? Azo is both a commonly used name for a medication used to reduce pain of urinary tract infection, and which also can turn urine orange and stain things, and the name of a company that makes several products. Methadone programs are required to do confirmatory tests for positive screens, and you should ask for that, if you haven't used other drugs. ...Read more

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Can I take azo cranberry pill while taking biotin 10, 000 mg?

Can I take azo cranberry pill while taking biotin 10, 000 mg?

Supplements: I see no reason to take either one but I would read the label and ask whoever recommended you take them. You must not realize that manufacturers can add anything they want to this stuff and do. Beware. ...Read more

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Took two azo pills last nite at 8 is it safe to smoke a ciggerrate thus morning? I

Took two azo pills last nite at 8 is it safe to smoke a ciggerrate thus morning? I

Yes, but:: No interaction with cigarettes but it's never safe to smoke. Not everyone who smokes develops cancer or COPD but if YOU happen to have a genetic tendency for the above conditions it's more likely to affect you. Knowing you family history is ok does not completely rule out having genes that put you at risk If you would like to quit I recommend
the smokefree. Gov site click on http://1.usa. Gov/1vEjIPa ...Read more

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Was taking azo/yeast wasn't coming on cycle any more after taking Azo it started was that suppose to happen?

Was taking azo/yeast wasn't coming on cycle any more after taking Azo it started was that suppose to happen?

Coincidence: Azo yeast is unrelated to periods (doesn't affect them). If there is unexpected vaginal bleeding, that symptom should be checked out by one's primary care or ob-gyn doctor. ...Read more

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If I take cranberry AZO shorty after I took Plan B, is it possible for the AZO to decrease the effectiveness or flush out the plan b?

If I take cranberry AZO shorty after I took Plan B, is it possible for the AZO to decrease the effectiveness or flush out the plan b?

AZO & Plan B: I do not see AZO on a long list of medications which could interact wtih Plan B. REF: http://chealth. Canoe. Com/drug/getdrug/plan-b ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Uristat (Definition)

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