Brand Names : Azo-Standard, Baridium, Eridium, Geridium, Phenazodine, Pyridiate, Pyridium, Urodine, Urogesic, Viridium, Phenazo
Proper Use of This Medicine
is best taken with food or after eating a meal or a snack to lessen stomach
Do not use any leftover medicine for future urinary
tract problems without first checking with your doctor
. An infection
may require additional medicine.
Dosing - The dose of phenazopyridine will be different
for different patients. Follow your doctor's orders or
the directions on the label
. The following information includes only
the average doses of phenazopyridine. If your dose is
different, do not change it
unless your doctor tells you to do so.
dosage form (tablets):
For relieving pain, burning, and discomfort in the urinary tract:
Adults and teenagers - 200 milligrams (mg) three times a day.
Children - The dose is based on body weight and must be determined
by your doctor. The usual dose is 4 mg per kilogram (kg) (about 1.8 mg per
pound) of body weight three times a day.
Missed dose - If you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as
soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip
the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double
Storage - To store this medicine:
Keep out of the reach of children.
Store away from heat and direct light.
Do not store this medicine in the bathroom, near the kitchen sink,
or in other damp places. Heat or moisture may cause the medicine to break
Do not keep outdated medicine or medicine no longer needed. Be sure
that any discarded medicine is out of the reach of children.