Doctor insights on:
What for pyridium (phenazopyridine) tablet prescribed , for maximum how many days should it be taken ? Doc
Urinary tract.: Pyridium (phenazopyridine) is an agent that helps to soothe the urinary tract. It can help to relieve the burning, pain, and discomfort associated with bladder and urethral inflammation, which can occur in urinary tract infection, painful bladder syndrome, or after surgical procedures. It treats symptoms and should not be used alone if there is a urinary tract infection. ...Read more
How long does it take septra (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) to work?. I havnt taken it three days. Tomorrow will be my third. Im still feeling alittle pain.? Im done with pyridium.
48 hours?: Starts killing right away, but sx may remain for a few days. A slight discomfort is still possible at 48 hours. Generally should continue to get better. Return of symptoms indicates a resistent organism or re-infection. ...Read more
Is it safe or beneficial to take pyridium (phenazopyridine) for interstitial cystitis of the bladder?
Pyridium (phenazopyridine) is safe: But usually not enough on its own. There are other treatments. Seek out a urologist or urogynecologist who is experienced with ic. Please see my blog posting for more info. http://healthhub.brighamandwomens.org/overcoming-the-challenges-of-living-with-interstitial-cystitis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pyridium (phenazopyridine): Open this link: http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a682231.Html.Get a more detailed answer ›
I've been taking bactrim and pyridium for 6 days for a UTI infection, but i still have the symptoms. What could it be? Since starting the antibiotics, i've felt better, but once the medicine wears out, it gets worse. I only have enough left to last me thr
See below: You could be infected with a bacteria resistant to the Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) you are receiving. If it hasn't already been done get a urinalysis and urine culture and sensitivity. If you have had repeated infections get a kidney and bladder ultrasound. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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