Phenazopyridine (By mouth)
Relieves symptoms caused by urinary tract infections and other urinary problems.
Analgesic (About this – PubMed Health)
Uses of This Medicine
In the U.S., phenazopyridine is available only with your doctor’s prescription.
Other uses (PubMed Health)
How To Use
Your doctor will tell you how much to take and how often.
Swallow the tablets whole, do not crush or chew.
You may take the medicine with food to avoid an upset stomach.
If a dose is missed:
Take the missed dose as soon as possible.
Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next regular dose.
You should not use two doses at the same time.
How to Store and Dispose of This Medicine:
Store at room temperature, away from moisture and direct light.
Ask your pharmacist, doctor, or health caregiver about the best way to dispose of any outdated medicine or medicine no longer needed.
Keep all medicine out of the reach of children.
Drugs and Foods to Avoid
Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.
When Not To Use
You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to phenazopyridine.
This medicine can turn urine a red or orange color. This is normal.
This medicine may stain soft contact lenses. You may not want to wear your contacts while taking this medicine.
Possible side effects
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Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:
Yellowing of the skin or eyes
If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
Indigestion or stomach upset
If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor.
Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
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Brand names include
Azo Standard, Azo Urinary Pain Relief, Azo Urinary Tract Health, Azo-Gesic, Azo-Septic, Azo-Standard, Baridium, Leader Urinary Pain Relief, Phenazo 95, Preferred Urinary Pain Relief, Prodium, Pyridiate, Pyridium, Quality Choice Azo, RE-Azo, Rite Aid Urinary Pain Relief, UTI Relief, Urinary Pain Relief, Uristat, Woman’s Wellbeing UTI Relief
There may be other brand names for this medicine.