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- What is phenazopyridine-oral, and how does it work (mechanism of action)?
- What brand names are available for phenazopyridine-oral?
- Is phenazopyridine-oral available as a generic drug?
- Do I need a prescription for phenazopyridine-oral?
- What are the uses for phenazopyridine-oral?
- What are the side effects of phenazopyridine-oral?
- What is the dosage for phenazopyridine-oral?
- Which drugs or supplements interact with phenazopyridine-oral?
- Is phenazopyridine-oral safe to take if I'm pregnant or breastfeeding?
- What else should I know about phenazopyridine-oral?
What is the dosage for phenazopyridine-oral?
The usual recommended adult dose of phenazopyridine is 100 to 200 mg three times daily after meals. Treatment should not exceed 2 days when used in-combination with an antibacterial agent. The maximum daily dose for adults is 600 mg.
Dose adjustment may be required for patients who have kidney disease. Phenazopyridine should not be used in patients whose creatinine clearance is less than 50 ml/min. Phenazopyridine should be administered every 8-16 hours in patients whose creatinine clearance is between 50-80 ml/min.
The usual recommended dose for children and adolescents is 4 mg/kg orally three times daily after meals. The child's pediatric doctor should calculate the dose. Treatment should not exceed 2 days when used in-combination with an antibacterial agent.
Which drugs or supplements interact with phenazopyridine-oral?
: No clinical significant drug interactions have been reported with phenazopyridine use.
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