Phenazopyridine
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Phenazopyridine?

(fen az oh PEER i deen)

• This medicine is used to relieve pain from a urinary tract infection.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• This medicine is not to be used instead of an antibiotic. It will not cure a urinary tract infection.

• This medicine may change the color of urine or stool to orange or yellow.

• This medicine may stain contact lenses.

• Protect clothing and fabrics from staining.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are breast-feeding.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Headache.

• Belly pain.

Reasons to call healthcare provider immediately

• If you suspect an overdose, call your local poison control center or emergency department...

 
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