phenazopyridine/hyoscyamine/butabarbital - oral (cont.)
HOW TO USE: Take this medication by mouth 4 times a day after meals and at bedtime or as directed by your doctor. If you are taking this medication along with antibiotics for symptoms related to a urinary tract infection, do not take it for more than 2 days without talking to your doctor.Take each dose with a full glass of water, and drink plenty of fluids while taking this drug.Inform your doctor if your condition persists or worsens.
SIDE EFFECTS: Stomach upset, headache, dry mouth, dry skin, drowsiness, dizziness, blurred vision, decreased sweating, diarrhea, or constipation may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, notify 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.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: mental/mood changes (such as agitation, confusion, depression, hallucinations, thoughts of suicide, nightmares), muscle/nerve/joint pain.Tell your doctor immediately if any of these rare but very serious side effects occur: yellowing skin/eyes, dark/bloody urine, change in the amount of urine, difficulty urinating, stomach/abdominal pain, vomiting, fever, chills, easy bruising/bleeding, unusual tiredness, shortness of breath, fast/irregular heartbeat, seizures.A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is unlikely, but seek immediate medical attention if it occurs. Symptoms of a serious allergic reaction may include: 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.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/16/2014
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