methenamine/meth blue/salicylate/sod phos/hyoscyamine - oral, Urelle, Urimar-T, Urogesic-Blu (cont.)
HOW TO USE: Take this medication by mouth, usually 4 times daily or as directed by your doctor. Take each dose with a full glass of water (8 ounces or 240 milliliters), and drink plenty of fluids while being treated with this medication unless otherwise directed by your doctor.If you are taking the tablets, handle the tablets with dry hands and swallow each dose quickly with a full glass of water to avoid staining of the skin, mouth, or teeth.The dosage is based on your medical condition and response to treatment. Do not increase your dose or take it more often than prescribed.Take this medication regularly at evenly spaced intervals to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, take it at the same times each day.Continue to take this medication until the full prescribed amount is finished, even if symptoms disappear after a few days. Stopping the medication too early may result in a return of the infection.Inform your doctor if your condition does not improve in a few days.
SIDE EFFECTS: Nausea, vomiting, dry mouth, dizziness, drowsiness, or blurred vision may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.To relieve dry mouth, suck on (sugarless) hard candy or ice chips, chew (sugarless) gum, drink water, or use a saliva substitute.This medication causes urine and sometimes stools to turn blue-green. This effect is harmless and will disappear when the medication is stopped.Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.Tell your doctor immediately if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur: fast heartbeat, hot/dry/flushed skin, decreased sweating, fever, eye pain, difficult/painful urination, mental/mood changes (e.g., confusion, unusual excitement).A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare. However, seek immediate medical attention if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction, including: rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing.This is not a complete list of possible side effects. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.In the US -Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.In Canada - Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to Health Canada at 1-866-234-2345.
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