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How long can I take Azo (phenazopyridine) for?

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

Dr. Louis Gallia
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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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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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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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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 have been having pain in my blatter are below my belly button, going to the bathroom frequently. I have been taking cranberry capsules, tried Azo standard, someone even have me try penacillan. I have no insurance so I havn't been to the dr...I have a fri

I have been having pain in my blatter are below my belly button, going to the bathroom frequently. I have been taking cranberry capsules, tried Azo standard, someone even have me try penacillan. I have no insurance so I havn't been to the dr...I have a fri

Assume: Assume that when you refer to going to the bathroom often, that you are referring to having bowel movements. Trying antibiotics that belong to others is not a good solution. I don't know the cause of your symptoms or if you have crohn's disease. The main symptoms of crohn's disease include abdominal pain that is crampy, pain with bowel movements, liquid diarrhea, loss of appetite and weight loss. Additionally there can be fever and fatigue. You could also experience constipation, bleeding from the rectum, blood in bowel movements and tracts through the skin near the rectum which can drain pus or stool.
Severe abdominal pain should be evaluated quickly. ...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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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

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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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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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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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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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Will Azo help with my oral thrush?

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No: Azo helps numb the urinary tract to treat UTI symptoms; it would do nothing for thrush. ...Read more

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Is Azo yeast pills safe to use to cure my seborraic dermatitis?

Is Azo yeast pills safe to use to cure my seborraic dermatitis?

Azo Yeast: Azo yeast is a botanical product that is reported to help prevent ; to ameliorate symptoms of a vaginal yeast infection. I have seen no reports that it is used to treat seborreic dermatitis. ...Read more

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If my Azo test is neg for nitrates and only trace Leu is it still possible to have uti?

If my Azo test is neg for nitrates and only trace Leu is it still possible to have uti?

Possibly: Anything is possible, although may be unlikely. Do not know the manner of collection of urine specimen or its age when reaching the laboratory. Test for nitrates is virtually worthless, and presence or absence of leukocytes can be variable. ...Read more

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Is there a reason why the Azo UTI pill turns urine orange?

Is there a reason why the Azo UTI pill turns urine orange?

It's a dye: The active ingredient, phenazopyridine, is a chemical dye - it has a local pain relieving effect on the bladder. You need to get prescription antibiotics to treat a uti, the Phenazopyridine is only to reduce pain. ...Read more

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What are the consequences of long term use of pyridium (phenazopyridine)?

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 getting to the underlying diagnosis as to what is causing the problem. Go see your family doctor. ...Read more

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Can dipsticks from the store like AZO really give accurate reading on uti. Nitrate (-) but LE was somewhat postive.?

Can dipsticks from the store like AZO really give accurate reading on uti. Nitrate (-) but LE was somewhat postive.?

UTI: If you have burning with urination or other symptoms you need to visit a doctor promptly. It is dangerous to wait and try to diagnose yourself. Be seen immediately. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are some side effects of phenazopyridine?

What are some side effects of phenazopyridine?

NOTHING SYSTEMIC: Just very dark urine.
Here's a tip- while on it, do not wear your expensive sexy underwear. If stained, you cna't wash it off! ...Read more

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Can I take AZO cranberry pills 4 weeks pregnant?

Can I take AZO cranberry pills 4 weeks pregnant?

Crnaberrries prenata: There is no adverse association between cranberries and pregnancy Efficacy for any urinary tract infections remains uncertain. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

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Dr. Hamid Sajjadi
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Azo Standard (Definition)

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