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Pyridium (Phenazopyridine) is a medication prescribed as a pain analgesic for the Urinary tract infection. Getting a Pyridium (Phenazopyridine) prescription from us is straightforward and effortless; you can connect with a qualified doctor anytime through “Your Doctors Online” to discuss your presenting symptoms. However, a Pyridium (Phenazopyridine) prescription will only be provided after consultation with our qualified doctor and if the treatment is completely safe for your unique needs.

What is Pyridium (Phenazopyridine)

Phenazopyridine is from the therapeutic class of genitourinary tract agents used to relieve symptoms caused by the irritation of the urinary tract lining, such as pain, the feeling of urinating frequently, and burning.

Pain in the lower urinary tract can be alleviated with Pyridium. Pyridium is indicated for urinary tract pain, urgency, and similar discomfort. Pyridium is available in tablet form, and some other drugs from the same therapeutic class include Oxybutynin, Tamsulosin, and Solifenacin.

Uses of Pyridium?

Pyridium is an analgesic, and treats pain due to urinary tract infections, including burning urine or urinary incontinence. 

How does it work? 

Pyridium (Phenazopyridine) works on the urinary tract linings, urethra, and urinary bladder by numbing them, making the UT infection’s symptoms more manageable and bearable. It doesn’t treat the infection itself but only makes the symptoms and pain bearable. 

What are the different dosage forms and strengths of Pyridium (Phenazopyridine)?

Pyridium (Phenazopyridine) comes in a tablet dosage form with strengths including 95mg, 97.2mg,100mg, and 200mg. The recommended dose for UTI pain is not prescribed for more than two days. 

How to take it? 

UTI pain analgesics are usually not prescribed for more than two days as the therapy will include antibiotics for the infection in the tract. Take it with water after your meal until it’s prescribed to have the maximum effects. 

Side effects of Pyridium (Phenazopyridine)

Common side effects: include

  • Headache
  • Abdominal discomfort
  • Skin rash
  • Dizziness.

Serious side effects: include 

  • dark urine
  •  yellowish urine
  • rarely cause an allergic reaction. 

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  • Pyridium 200 mg tablet,
  • Take one tablet thrice daily for two days only.

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Precautions and Contraindications

  • The hypersensitive individuals should not take it. Discuss it with your healthcare provider to get the right prescriptions. 
  • After taking these medications you might observe the change in your urine color and contact lenses. It’s normal and are the usual effects of this medication. 
  • Take it by water via mouth and only consume the prescribed amount. Do not self-medicate yourself. 
  • It can or can not be safe in pregnancy. It’s good to discuss it with your healthcare provider for the consultation. 

FAQs about Pyridium

Is prescription phenazopyridine the same as azo?

Yes. They are the same. Consult the pharmacist when dispensing the alternatives for the medication to avoid any confusion.

Is azo the same as prescription Pyridium?

Pyridium also comes in the brand name Azo Standard and is totally the same. Consult the pharmacist when dispensing the alternatives for the medication to avoid any confusion.

How long does it take for Phenazopyridine to work?

Phenazopyridine usually takes 30 minutes after oral administration to work. It imparts a local analgesic and anesthetic effect on the urinary tract lining to produce the desired effects. You can consult one of our doctors online via our app for relevant queries.

Is Pyridium over the counter?

No, this medication is only available with a valid prescription from a doctor or other licensed medical professional. You can obtain some forms of Pyridium over the counter as well, but the OTC strength is less than the prescription strength these include 95 mg, 97.5 mg, and 99.5 mg.

Does Phenazopyridine cure UTI?

No, it is not used to cure UTI, but it can help relieve the symptoms of UTI while other medication and treatment options relieve urinary tract infections. Speak to your doctor if your symptoms persist after taking Phenazopyridine.

How often can you take Pyridium?

You can take two 100mg tablets thrice daily or 200mg tablets thrice daily, so it accounts for a total of 600 mg dose a day. It is recommended to take this dose for not more than two days.

Can you get high on Pyridium?

No, Pyridium does not have abusive potential or psychoactive effects that can make you feel high. However, if you notice any unusual symptoms while taking Pyridium, you can always discuss them with one of our qualified practitioners online.

Can you drink alcohol with Pyridium?

It is not recommended to take Pyridium and alcohol together as it can enhance the side effects such as dizziness and drowsiness while taking Pyridium. You can discuss with your doctor if you experience any serious adverse effects.

Is azo the same as prescription Pyridium?

Pyridium also comes in the brand name Azo Standard and is totally the same. Consult the pharmacist when dispensing the alternatives for the medication to avoid any confusion.

Does Pyridium make you pee more?

No. Pyridiun doesn't make you pee more; instead treats and alleviates the symptoms of urge and frequent urination.

What to avoid when taking phenazopyridine?

Avoiding contact lenses when on medication is beneficial as it might leave a stain that won't go away afterward. It's also normal for this medication to change color and become denser and darker. Drinking plenty of fluids will help lightning urine.

When should you not use Pyridium?

One should not use Pyridium if using other drugs, including sulfa drugs, antacids, and antibiotics; therefore, it is necessary to share the complete list of drugs with your healthcare provider before you start taking Pyridium to avoid any potential interactions.

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