Brand Name(s): Pyridium
Drug Class: Analgesics
Treats: Urinary tract infections
Phenazopyridine is used to relieve symptoms brought about by irritation of the urinary tract such as pain, burning sensation and the urge to urinate frequently. Note that Phenazopyridine does not treat urinary irritation but helps ease the symptoms while other treatments take effect. Phenazopyridine is a pain reliever or analgesic.
Phenazopyridine is a drug used to relieve symptoms caused by irritation of the urinary tract such as burning, pain, and the feeling of needing to urinate urgently or frequently. Phenazopyridine is a pain killer that soothes the lining of the urinary tract.
Phenazopyridine drug is taken orally or by mouth and it is normally taken three times in a day after meals but it is only given or prescribed by the doctor.
Remember to share a list of drugs that you may be using so that to be on the safe side.
In the process of using Phenazopyridine, side effects may occur, if severe side effects are noticed contact or visit your health care provider.
This may not be the complete list of side effects, but if any other side effects occur you should see the doctor immediately.
Phenazopyridine drug while used together with other drugs interactions may occur.
Follow instructions that are given by your doctor.