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Can the antibiotic Flagyl darken urine?

Can the antibiotic Flagyl darken urine?

Yes: Flagyl (metronidazole) can cause a darkening of urine. This is generally a harmless effect when taking the medication. ...Read more

Urine (Definition)

Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more


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Can magnesium oxide supplements (400mg/daily) cause darkening of the urine? Occurred first morning after taking supplement previous PM w/food.

Can magnesium oxide supplements (400mg/daily) cause darkening of the urine? Occurred first morning after taking supplement previous PM w/food.

Dark urine: Dark urine can be caused by liver problems where bilirubin levels in the blood are elevated. A blood test for both total and direct bilirubin should be done as well as standard LFT's (liver function tests). Also, get a urinalysis and culture. ...Read more

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Why is urine oily.

Why is urine oily.

Urine Norms: Urine is not oily. If you feel your's is oily then you need to get to your family clinic. This is a very unique question and is not the norm for urine symptoms. ...Read more

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Why is my urine hot?

Why is my urine hot?

Body temperature : Freshly voided urine is at core body temperature. ...Read more

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Urine straw colored?

Urine straw colored?

Not sure: Urine normaly straw colored may seem dark to you if so pick up water intake. ...Read more

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Is urine ph6.5 normal?

Is urine ph6.5 normal?

Absolutely normal: Ph between 5.0 & 8.0 can be normal. Ph of 6.5 is marginally acidic and perfectly normal. ...Read more

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What is urine made of?

What is urine made of?

Mostly water.: Urine is 95% water. The remaining constituents, in order of decreasing concentration are: urea, chloride, sodium, potassium, creatinine, & other dissolved ions, inorganic and organic compounds. The kidneys make the urine, first by filtering the blood, then by adding waste products and extracting essential compounds. ...Read more

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Why is my urine brown?

Why is my urine brown?

Urine color : There are a few thing that can do that : dehydration , rhabomyolisis ( muscle break due to meds or trauma ) elevated bilirubin . Need to get check with blood and urine tests. ...Read more

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What causes black urine?

What causes black urine?

Melanoma : The most common cause of black urine is melanoma in the bladder. ...Read more

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What is urine made up of?

What is urine made up of?

Mostly water...: Urine is 95% water. The remaining constituents, in order of decreasing concentration are: urea, chloride, sodium, potassium, creatinine, & other dissolved ions, inorganic and organic compounds. The kidneys make the urine, first by filtering the blood, then by adding waste products and extracting essential compounds. ...Read more

Urine Dark When Standing (Definition)

Darkening of urine on standing may be a symptom a rare genetic disorder called alkaptonuria, or of a disorder ...Read more