Atropine, Hyoscyamine, Methenamine, Methylene Blue, Phenyl Salicylate, and Benzoic Acid (Systemic)
Brand Names : Atrosept, Dolsed, Hexalol, Prosed/DS, Trac Tabs 2X, UAA, Uridon Modified, Urimed, Urinary Antiseptic No. 2, Urised, Uriseptic, Uritab, Uritin, Uro-Ves
Proper Use of This Medicine
Take this medicine only as directed
. Do not take more of it, do not
take it more often, and do not take it for a longer time than your doctor
ordered. To do so may increase the chance of side effects.
Each dose should be taken with a full glass (8 ounces) of water or other
liquid (except citrus juices and milk). Drink plenty of water or other liquids
every day, unless otherwise directed by your doctor. Drinking enough liquids
will help your kidneys work better and lessen your discomfort.
To help clear up your infection completely, keep taking
this medicine for the full time of treatment
even if you begin to feel
better after a few days. Do not miss any doses
In order for this medicine to work well, your urine
must be acid (pH 5.5 or below)
. To make sure that your urine is acid:
Before you start taking this medicine, check your urine with phenaphthazine
paper or another test to see if it is acid. If you have any questions about
this, check with your health care professional.
You may need to change your diet; however, check with your doctor
first if you are on a special diet (for example, for diabetes). To help make
your urine more acid you should avoid most fruits (especially citrus fruits
and juices), milk and other dairy products, and other foods which make the
urine more alkaline. Eating more protein and foods such as cranberries (especially
cranberry juice with vitamin C added), plums, or prunes may also help. If
your urine is still not acid enough, check with your doctor.
Dosing - The dose of this combination medicine will
be different for different patients. Follow your doctor's
orders or the direction on the label
. The following information includes
only the average doses of this combination medicine. If your dose is different, do not change it
unless your doctor tells
you to do so.
dosage form (tablets):
For relief of urinary tract symptoms:
Adults and children 12 years of age and older - 1 to 2 tablets
four times a day.
Children 6 to 12 years of age - Dose must be determined by the
Children up to 6 years of age - Use is not recommended.
Missed dose - If you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as
soon as possible. 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 doses.
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.