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Phenazopyridine Coupon - Phenazopyridine 200mg tablet

Generic Pyridium

PHENAZOPYRIDINE is a pain reliever. It is used to stop the pain, burning, or discomfort caused by infection or irritation of the urinary tract. This medicine is not an antibiotic. It will not cure a urinary tract infection. Compare urinary analgesics.
Phenazopyridine Coupon - Phenazopyridine 200mg tablet
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Phenazopyridine Side Effects

What should I watch for?

Tell your doctor or health care professional if your symptoms do not improve or if they get worse.

This medicine colors body fluids red. This effect is harmless and will go away after you are done taking the medicine. It will change urine to an dark orange or red color. The red color may stain clothing. Soft contact lenses may become permanently stained. It is best not to wear soft contact lenses while taking this medicine.

If you are diabetic you may get a false positive result for sugar in your urine. Talk to your health care provider.

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Common and Rare Side Effects

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur:

Rare

Blue or blue-purple color of skin

fever and confusion

shortness of breath, tightness in chest, wheezing, or troubled breathing

skin rash

sudden decrease in the amount of urine

swelling of face, fingers, feet, and/or lower legs

unusual tiredness or weakness

weight gain

yellow eyes or skin

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

Less common or rare

Dizziness

headache

indigestion

itching of the skin

stomach cramps or pain

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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