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Pyridium 100mg Tablet

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Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Pyridium 100mg Tablet is used for symptomatic relief of pain. It helps treat burning sensation, urgency to urinate, and other discomforts arising from the urinary tract caused by infection, trauma, surgery, etc. It should be used only for symptomatic relief of pain and not as a substitute for other treatments.

Pyridium 100mg Tablet is best taken with food after eating a snack. This will reduce stomach upset that can be caused by the medicine. In general, the use of this medicine should not exceed more than 2 days. Consult your doctor regarding the dose and duration and follow the instructions strictly.

Some common side effects seen with this medicine include headache, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, rash, and urine discoloration. These side effects are usually temporary and go away after the treatment stops. However, if they persist or get worse, you should let your doctor know.

Before starting treatment with this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or suffering from any liver, kidney or heart problems. You should also let your doctor know if you are taking any other medicine for the same condition or other diseases.

Uses of Pyridium Tablet

Benefits of Pyridium Tablet

In Symptomatic Pain relief

Pyridium 100mg Tablet relieves painful, or frequent urination and reduces urgency to urinate that may occur with some infections of the urinary tract or may be associated with trauma, surgery, etc. This helps manage these symptoms efficiently. Keep taking the medicine as prescribed to get the full benefits.

Side effects of Pyridium Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Pyridium

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Rash
  • Urine discoloration

How to use Pyridium Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Pyridium 100mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Pyridium Tablet works

Pyridium 100mg Tablet is not an antibiotic. It works by blocking pain signals from the nerves to the brain which decreases the sensation of pain.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Pyridium 100mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Pyridium 100mg Tablet is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breastfeeding
UNSAFE
Pyridium 100mg Tablet is unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Pyridium 100mg Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
UNSAFE
Pyridium 100mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
UNSAFE
Pyridium 100mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Pyridium 100mg Tablet
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Quick Tips

  • Pyridium 100mg Tablet should be taken with food, preferably at the same time every day.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Drink plenty of water or fluids to stay hydrated while taking this medicine.
  • Do not take it for more than 2 days. Consult the doctor if symptoms persist even after 2 days.
  • It might make you feel dizzy. If this happens, avoid driving or operating on machinery.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding. 

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Aminopyridines derivatives
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
UROLOGY

Patient Concerns

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Urine inflammation and also feeling of toilet, I have already acidity problem. I have taken Cefodem o, metrogyl400, pyridium
Dr. Praveen Pushkar
Urology
Get urine routine examination n culture
Plz dr. suggest me periods pain reliefer tablet which available easily at store.
Dr. Megha Tuli
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
You can take govern tablets for pain relief
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FAQs

Q. Is Pyridium 100mg Tablet a narcotic, antibiotic?

Pyridium 100mg Tablet is not a narcotic or antibiotic

Q. Does phenazopyridine contain penicillin?

It does not contain penicillin

Q. Does Pyridium 100mg Tablet treat urinary tract infection?

Does not treat urinary tract infection

Q. Does Pyridium 100mg Tablet clean your system?

Does not clean the system. Pyridium 100mg Tablet relieves the symptoms of urinary tract infection

Q. Is Pyridium 100mg Tablet the same as azo?

Azo and Azo-standard is the brand name of Pyridium 100mg Tablet

Q. Is Pyridium 100mg Tablet a blood thinner?

Pyridium 100mg Tablet is not a blood thinner

Q. Is Pyridium 100mg Tablet over the counter?

Pyridium 100mg Tablet is available over the counter

Q. Is Pyridium 100mg Tablet gluten free?

Pyridium 100mg Tablet is gluten free. However, please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use

Q. Does Pyridium 100mg Tablet affect birth control?

The effect of birth control tablets may decrease when taken with Pyridium 100mg Tablet

Q. Does Pyridium 100mg Tablet affect urinalysis or urinary tract infection test?

Pyridium 100mg Tablet may affect urinalysis or urinary tract infection test

Q. Does Pyridium 100mg Tablet make you sleepy?

Pyridium 100mg Tablet may cause sleepiness.

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References

  1. Petri WA Jr. Sulfonamides, Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole, Quinolones, and Agents for Urinary Tract Infections. In: Brunton LL, Chabner BA, Knollmann BC, editors. Goodman & Gilman’s: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. 12th ed. New York, New York: McGraw-Hill Medical; 2011. p. 1475.
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