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Cystex Side Effects
Nausea, headache, side pain, pelvic pain, burns when I pee for the past 2 days. Feel sick and uncomfortable. Taking Cystex and lots of water.
UTI.: Your symptoms could very well be due to a urinary tract infection, but the side pain and nausea are particularly worrisome for the infection tracking up to the kidney (s). I think you need to be seen by your doctor, or perhaps an urgent care for urinalysis and treatment. Please do so as soon as possible, as if this is an infection it could get worse. Best wishes! ...Read more
Depend...: Cystex can ease the symptoms of UTI, but can not rid UTI-related bacteria since it is not an antibiotic. So, how to use it will depend on what the purpose for taking it, symptomatic relief? To put all the related things for good care together correctly, follow instructions in articles listed in http://formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html & http://formefirst. Com/onUTI. Html. Best wish to health... ...Read more
What do you recommend if I bought some cystex tablets. Do these really work and are you supposed to take them everyday?
UTI treatment: Contain Methenamine which is antibacterial agent plus Sodium Salicilate (similar to aspirin) which helps to relieve pain & incidentally is non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication & antipyretic. Only over the counter urinary antibacterial available in USA. 2 tablets 4x/day for UTI or 2 at night as a preventative. Better see Dr. To discuss & be treated if necessary. Other antibiotics > effective ...Read more
No: Cystex is a dietary supplement (look for fda disclaimer in small print). It appears to be a cranberry concentrate plus assorted ingredients that might prevent infection but can't cure it. Only antibiotics can cure (bacterial) infections. Phenazopyridine (aka Azo or Pyridium (phenazopyridine) etc) is an otc medication that can decrease UTI pain. Medications are fda approved & have proof of safety & effectiveness. ...Read more
UTI Pain: Yes, you can take Amoxicillin and cystex together. Cystex is just for the pain of a urinary tract infection. Treating the infection with an appropriate antibiotic should get rid of your pain, too, once it has a chance to work. The good news is that uncomplicated UTIs tend to resolve very quickly. ...Read more
No: Cystex contains methenamine, which will cross into breast milk and is NOT considered safe for nursing infants. ...Read more
Yes, . ..: Known to us, Cystex is urinary lining soothing agent containing methenamine, sodium salicylate, & benzoic acid, and sulfamethoxzole/trimethoprim is a common effective antibiotic for uncompleted UTI with its effectiveness up to 75-85%. So, you may use it and see. More on UTI? Go to http://www. Formefirst. Com/onUTI. Html. ...Read more
The color change that occurs with taking cystex would not have an impact on the test to detect amphetamines in your sample. However, the color change itself may be enough to have the testers more closely scrutinize you with other tests.
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Easier said than done. ...Read more
Yes, but...: Both may be used simultaneously but just potentially ease UTI-related irritative voiding symptoms, yet would not kill offending bacteria. Of course, don't use them overjealously beyond their recommended doses. If not symptomatically improved in 3 days, seek evaluation & counseling so to get right diagnosis for right care. How to? Go to http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html. Best wish. .. ...Read more
I'm taking half of. 25 Xanax (alprazolam) at Night today I woke up with uti syntoms can I take cystex if I'm taking Xanax (alprazolam)?
Together is ok: These medicines can be safely taken together ...Read more
My girlfriend is approximately 2 months pregnant and has a UTI she has these regularly. Can she take cystex? If not what can we do? She NEEDS relief!!
Uti: Urinary tract infections can be very serious especially during pregnancy. Because of hormonal changes and dilatation of the ureters during pregnancy there is an increased risk of kidney infections. She should have a urine culture and appropriate antibiotics started. She should be followed closely by her obstetrician. ...Read more
Here are some. ..: Cranberry-related pills may contain some discoloring dye as pill filler, and information on the issue of question has been unclear. So, the simplest thing you can do is trying to take cranberry pill or cystex one week and off one week so to observe the difference by yourself and you don't have to be confused by conflicting information. And you can confidently tell this world about your experience. ...Read more
Is it safe to take Cystex liquid since I take blood pressure meds? Are there any contraindications for meds or suplementsI ith Cystex liquid?
No: You can take cystex to relieve the symptoms of a urinary tract infection but not necessarily the cause. It is designed to decrease symptoms UNTIL you get a chance to see your primary medical doctor. This medication is similar to pyridium, (phenazopyridine) for symptomatic relief, but does not turn your urine orange. ...Read more
I have IC and use Azo for burning. I was told Cystex works as well and does not cause the orange urine. Is this true?
Try and see...: Azo has been known as a topical analgesia for the lining of bladder and urethra to ease burning urination but discoloring urine to orange; Cystex, containing cranberry ingredient, is chiefly to help control long-term recurrent bacterial UTI. Yet, IC is not bacterial so Cystex may not ease burning. Nonetheless, you may try it for 1-2 weeks and see if helpful or not. ...Read more
I have a UTI at work. I'm allergic to Azo. I just took 2 Cystex Plus. Please say I did the right thing. I have my antibiotics at home.
Ok to use cystex: It is O.K. to use cystex plus when you have urinary infection until you get your antibiotics. It helps with pain and may keep infection under control. ...Read more
That's fine to take both. As a male however, you should get evaluated by a urologist because UTI in males is not that common, especially in your age group.
Make sure you get a Urinalysis to confirm UTI. ...Read more
My daughter is 5 years old just diagnosed with a uti. I was wondering if I can give her Cystex liquid cranberry to help prevent them.
I am breastfeeding and am getting a UTI. I can'tsee my dr. Until Monday. I came across cystex cranberry urinary health complex liquid. Is this safe?
I'm 21 & suffer from HBP (135/80) I'm taking 200mg of labetalol. My urine was cloudy and I feel the urge to pee but not pain. Can I still use cystex?
?: I have 2 questions for you: do you have renal disease causing your hypertension at such a tender age? Do you have a urinary tract (bladder) infection? Cystex (methenamine) will not harm your blood pressure but may suppress your symptoms and interfere with your receiving an accurate diagnosis. If your doctor has already evaluated you for both, then Cytex is okay. ...Read more
I woke up during the night with my hands and feet feeling like they were trying to go to sleep so to speak. Possb reaction to cystex?
Very doubtful.: This makes absolutely no sense, sense the ingredients in this, including cranberry juice, and because acid dosage, which is the opposite of what would cause numbness, hello closest. I have seen strange things however in my 20 years of practice. My bike with me, that stop it, and it's a symptoms not always, see in a religious. Remain sensory rob. This could happen virus. ...Read more
I have an antibiotic for the UTI, but was told by my doctor that I can take AZO for pain relief. I have Cystex already at home, can I take that?
Here are some. ..: For most uncomplicated UTIs in adult females, an effective antibiotics alone should suffice to improve and rid UTI-related voiding symptoms in 1-3 days. AZO is an add-on for helping relieve severe burning, but optional as long as being tolerable. Regarding Cystex, its effectiveness has been sworn by some but murky by others. So, you may use Cystex and see. If not better in 2-3 days, see doc timely ...Read more
I have very mild, early symptoms of a UTI. I made an appt with a doc for tomorrow but can the infection go away w/ water, cranberry juice & cystex?
It can: You may get better on this regime... and please do see your Dr. ...Read more