Brand Names : Azo-Standard, Baridium, Eridium, Geridium, Phenazodine, Pyridiate, Pyridium, Urodine, Urogesic, Viridium, Phenazo
Precautions While Using This Medicine
Check with your doctor if symptoms such as bloody urine, difficult
or painful urination, frequent urge to urinate, or sudden decrease in the
amount of urine appear or become worse while you are taking this medicine
Phenazopyridine causes the urine to turn reddish orange
. This is to be expected while you are using it. This effect is harmless
and will go away after you stop taking the medicine. Also, the medicine may
For patients who wear soft contact lenses
It is best not to wear soft contact lenses while being treated with
this medicine. Phenazopyridine may cause discoloration or staining of contact
lenses. It may not be possible to remove the stain.
For diabetic patients
This medicine may cause false test results with urine sugar tests
and urine ketone tests. If you have any questions about this, check with your
health care professional, especially if your diabetes is not well controlled.
Before you have any medical tests, tell the person in charge that you are
taking this medicine. The results of some tests may be affected by this medicine.