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Phenazopyridine Allergy In Children
Prodium allergy: Prodium (phenazopyridine ) is used to treat pain, caused by urinary tract infection or irritation. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. For potential adverse effects see: https://www.drugs.com/cons/prodium.html ...Read more
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
Few: This drug is well tolerated. Side effects include headaches, rash & itching, & stomach upset. ...Read more
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No: No, there is an otc formulation. For more info see www.Peedoc.Com. @thepeedoc. ...Read more
Probably not: Uristat (phenazopyridine) is prescribed to relieve symptoms of urinary tract burning, pain & discomfort. Effectiveness varues from poor to fair. Antibiotics are needed to clear up a uti, if that is the problem. Some uristat (phenazopyridine) is probably secreted into breast milk & has never nor will ever br testyed on babies, so effect is unknown. Best advice is don't take it. Consult your lactation expert. ...Read more
Yes. you may...: You may use both at the same time but always in contact with your doctors in case of unexpected suspicion for adverse effects arises. How to handle such & UTI? Go to articles listed in http://www.formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html & http://www.formefirst.com/onUTI.html. More? Welcome to contact me at www.Healthtap.com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC to log in for appointments. Best wish... ...Read more
Inflammation: Positive leukocyte esterase test means that there is inflammation in the urinary tract. This could be urinary tract infection or other inflammation. While this may not be a problem, you should see the urologist to examine the urine specifically for white blood cells or red blood cells in the urine. This will ensure that there is not problem that requires further followup or treatment. ...Read more
Yes, ...: Yes, you may use both simultaneously as indicated. Phenssopyeidine is to ease the sensation of urethral lining as a symptomatic care for burning urination, and Monistat 3 is for yeast infection, usually inside the vagina and around introitus. So, you may use them. But, if in doubt or with something unexpected coming up, see Doc timely. ...Read more
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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Yes: This medication can interfere with some testing but not with culture and microscopic exam. If you have concerns, get checked. ...Read more
Yes: This is usual.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
I took pyridium, (phenazopyridine) and afterwards took ciprofloxacin .Will the two drugs combined harm me .?
Can i take smz/tmp ds 800-160 2 times a day and phenazopyridine HCl 200 mg 3 times a day while pregnant? I'm 5 months along.
Is Ambien (zolpidem) (an imidazopyridine hypnotic) simply the same as pyridium (phenazopyridine)? They seem to have a similar chemical formula.
No: Small alterations in chemical structures can result in large differences. These two medications are absolutely not the same thing and should not be used interchangeably. ...Read more
I have a uti. I have a doctors appt. In the morning. I have taken 2 pyridium (phenazopyridine) but the pain is still really bad. What can I take to help?
Clinic: If the pain is severe, it may not be simply a UTI but rather a kidney stone. If the Pyridium (phenazopyridine) is not working, try ibuprofen. If that still doesn't help and it can't wait until the morning when you see your doctor, you may want to go to an urgent care or walk-in clinic in your area for evaluation and possible narcotic pain medication. ...Read more
I have a uti and im taking nitrofurantoin and phenazopyridine. Is it normal for me to feel nauseous?
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
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