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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
Usually dyes or meds: There are few diseases that would result in green urine. Usually, green urine comes from dyes such as green or blue food coloring, or from ingestion of black licorice. Amitriptyline or Indomethacin can impart a greenish tinge to the urine. Multivitamins and supplements, can also create intense coloration of the urine. Foul odor and burning pain could point to a UTI cause. ...Read more
Rare, the following:: Medications: amitriptylene, indomethacin, propofol, occasionally Nitrofurantoin (more commonly bright yellow). Occasional psudomonas UTI causes green urine. Dyes used in food coloring or Methylene Blue used for some urine tests can make urine blue or green because of comination with yellow of urine. ...Read more
Your : Your urine color generally depends on what you eat. The one caveat here is if you have visible blood in your urine. If this is the case than you should see your physician as soon as possible. As long as the color returns to a more normal color with hydration, i wouldn't be too concerned. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No. Try this out:: Green urine is not normal (one of my definitions of normal is if I have had it's more likely to be normal and I have never had green urine :). B vitamins, esp. B1 and B2 can cause urine to become bright yellow. Try stopping B vitamins; if urine returns to normal they are causing this- in this case you can restart, as it is not a problem. If it stays green then see a doctor to evaluate! ...Read more
What would cause green urine?I just started taking an alive multivitamin today.I don't know if that would do it.Havent really ate any green food.
I suppose: That "alive" is a trade name. Perhaps that is the cause since you do not know the ingredients. ...Read more