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What is the definition or description of: Prodium allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Prodium allergy?

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

Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
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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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What are some side effects of phenazopyridine?

What are some side effects of phenazopyridine?

NOTHING SYSTEMIC: Just very dark urine.
Here's a tip- while on it, do not wear your expensive sexy underwear. If stained, you cna't wash it off! ...Read more

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What are the known side effects of phenazopyridine?

Few: This drug is well tolerated. Side effects include headaches, rash & itching, & stomach upset. ...Read more

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Any unpleasant side effects of pyridium (phenazopyridine)?

Pyridium (phenazopyridine): Open this link:

http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a682231.Html.

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Do you need a prescription in us for uristat (phenazopyridine)?

No: No, there is an otc formulation. For more info see www.Peedoc.Com. @thepeedoc. ...Read more

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How long will uristat (phenazopyridine) cause red urine?

While you use: Uristat (phenazopyridine) will alter the color of urine only while you take it. Once stopped, the urine will quickly return to normal color. ...Read more

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Could i take uristat (phenazopyridine) while breastfeeding?

Could i take uristat (phenazopyridine) while breastfeeding?

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

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It's okay to use Monistat 3 while on phenazopyridine right?

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

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Can I take phenazopyridine while still breastfeeding my baby?

Can I take phenazopyridine while still breastfeeding my baby?

Should be okay.: There is no data on the excretion of Phenazopyridine into human milk. Use for uti's should be short term. Breastfeeding should be safe. Alert your pediatrician about this and he/she may guide your through your breastfeeding. ...Read more

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Can I take cystex or uristat (phenazopyridine) while pregnant ?

Can I take cystex or uristat (phenazopyridine) while pregnant ?

Not recommended: Discuss you symptoms with the OB doctor. If you're having urinary symptoms, they need to be treated adequately. Urinary tract infection can have serious consequences in pregnancy if not properly addressed. ...Read more

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Uristat (phenazopyridine) test what does positive leukocyte mean?

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

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Can you tell me if i could use Monistat 3 while on phenazopyridine?

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

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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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Can I get tested for a UTI if I took phenazopyridine hydrochloride? Phenaz

Can I get tested for a UTI if I took phenazopyridine hydrochloride? Phenaz

Yes: This medication can interfere with some testing but not with culture and microscopic exam. If you have concerns, get checked. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if it's fine to take norfloxacin and phenazopyridine together?

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Okay...: Norfloxacin is the main course for treating bacterial UTI and phenazopyridine plays a supporting role of care to soothe burning urination so it can be used off and on; both may be used at the same time if needed. More? Ask Doc timely. ...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 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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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.

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.

No: Smz/tmp should not be taken during pregnancy, there are not enoigh studies to recommend Phenazopyridine during pregnancy. Pls don't take left over meds given to you , always consult your dr about this. ...Read more

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Is Ambien (zolpidem) (an imidazopyridine hypnotic) simply the same as pyridium (phenazopyridine)? They seem to have a similar chemical formula.

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

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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?

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

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I have a uti and im taking nitrofurantoin and phenazopyridine. Is it normal for me to feel nauseous?

I have a uti and im taking nitrofurantoin and phenazopyridine. Is it normal for me to feel nauseous?

Yes, it can occur: Nausea and vomiting are common side effects of nitrofurantoin. Phenazopyridine can turn your urine orange/brown colored.

If you experience fever or your condition does not improved, please contact your local physician. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

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Azo Standard (Definition)

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