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

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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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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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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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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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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Is Azo medication safe for breast feeding?

Is Azo medication safe for breast feeding?

According to: Drugs. Com no recommendations can be made on the use of large quantities of cranberry products during breastfeeding.". ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: phenazopyridine?

Please describe the medication: phenazopyridine?

OTC urinary analgesi: 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 days in a row. ...Read more

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What are the uses of the medication pyridium (phenazopyridine)?

What are the uses of the medication pyridium (phenazopyridine)?

Urinary tract.: Pyridium (phenazopyridine) is an agent that helps to soothe the urinary tract. It can help to relieve the burning, pain, and discomfort associated with bladder and urethral inflammation, which can occur in urinary tract infection, painful bladder syndrome, or after surgical procedures. It treats symptoms and should not be used alone if there is a urinary tract infection. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take Azo pills for penile yeast infection? Which medication is recommended for that kind of thing?

Is it okay to take Azo pills for penile yeast infection? Which medication is recommended for that kind of thing?

Yeast: Azo pills are not helpful for skin infections even when it involves the penis. Topical anti fungal creams like Nystatin are generally the most helpful. ...Read more

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Besides azo, what otc oral medications can I take for a yeast infection caused by antibiotic use?

Besides azo, what otc oral medications can I take for a yeast infection caused by antibiotic use?

Azo won't prevent: A yeast infection, altho oral probiotics MAY lessen the chance of antibiotic-associated diarrhea. Bacteria from the digestive tract are the most common cause of UTI's. If diarrhea facilitates the introduction of bacteria into the urinary tract, preventing antibiotic-associated diarrhea could theoretically help prevent UTIs. Dr. Anne ...Read more

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Had symptoms of a UTI and took uristat, (phenazopyridine) went to the doctor they prescribed me a medication based off of symtoms. Bad reaction to the meds what do I do?

Stop meds: Then wait to see if your symptoms return. Suggest that you get a ua and a culture to see if it really is a UTI and then they can select the correct medication. Do not take that med again and make sure other doctors know what type of reaction you had. It is possible you had enough medications to clear it. ...Read more

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Will azo work to pass my pre employment drug screen in less than 24hrs? How long till it starts taking affect? And how long does it last?

Will azo work to pass my pre employment drug screen in less than 24hrs? How long till it starts taking affect? And how long does it last?

Drug screen: The best way to pass a drug screen is to abstain from using drugs. To my knowledge, azo will not help you pass a drug screen. ...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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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 an intraocular lens be stained by taking the drug pyridium (phenazopyridine)?

Can an intraocular lens be stained by taking the drug pyridium (phenazopyridine)?

No: Pyridium (phenazopyridine) will be eliminated efficiently by the kidney. It is not secreted into the eye and so it will not affect the intraocular lens. Do not worry. ...Read more

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I had a random drug test because I am in a pain contract. A few days before, I had a UTI and had been using AZO tabs. The doctor will not refill my?

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Here are some...: If urine test is the must step before refilling pain med for your essential long-term pain control, you have be off AZO for 3-5 days so not to taint testing since AZO is not antibiotics. On the other hand, for someone with high trustworthiness, a doctor may refill pain med after properly documenting no clinical abuse of pain medication, which has become socially epidemic among many pain med users. ...Read more

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I took pyridium, (phenazopyridine) and afterwards took ciprofloxacin. Will the two drugs combined harm me.?

No: Pyridium is a urinary anesthetic, which simply helps with the burning pain of uti. The Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is an antibiotic - much more important since it treats the cause of the infection, and not just symptoms. ...Read more

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