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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?
Is phenazopyridine-oral safe to take if I'm pregnant or breastfeeding?
: Phenazopyridine is classified as FDA pregnancy risk category B (animal studies show no harm to fetuses but there are no well-controlled studies in pregnant women). Reproduction studies in rats at doses up to 50 mg/kg//day have shown no evidence of fetal harm. However, as with all drugs, phenazopyridine should be used in pregnancy only if clearly needed.
It is not known if phenazopyridine is excreted in breast milk.
What else should I know about phenazopyridine-oral?
What preparations of phenazopyridine-oral are available?
- OTC Oral tablets: 95 mg and 97.5 mg
- Prescription oral tablets: 100 mg, 200 mg
How should I keep phenazopyridine-oral stored?
Tablets should be stored at room temperature between 15 C and 30 C (59 F to 86 F). Keep phenazopyridine and all medications away from pets and children.
REFERENCE: FDA Prescribing Information.
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