GENERIC NAME: phenazopyridine
BRAND NAME: Baridium, Pyridium, Urinary Pain Relief
DISCONTINUED BRANDS: Azo-Gesic, Azo-Standard, Azo-100, Azo-Septic, Azo Dine, Pyridiate, Urinary Analgesic, Uristat, UTI Relief, Re-Azo
PRESCRIPTION: Yes, and in OTC preparations
GENERIC AVAILABLE: Yes
USES: Phenazopyridine is used to provide relief of symptoms associated with lower urinary tract infections including urinary burning, pain, urgency, and frequency among others.
SIDE EFFECTS: Common side effects of phenazopyridine treatment affecting up to 10 percent of patients are:
Rare but serious side effects associated with phenazopyridine (occurring in <1%) include:
- OTC Oral tablets: 95 mg and 97.5 mg
- Prescription oral tablets: 100 mg, 200 mg
DRUG INTERACTIONS: No clinical significant drug interactions have been reported with phenazopyridine use.
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