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Phenazopyridine HCl Tablets
Urinary tract discomfort
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Drug Name:

Phenazopyridine HCl Tablets Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Phenazopyridine HCl 100mg, 200mg; tabs.

Company:
Various generic manufacturers

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for Phenazopyridine HCl Tablets:

Urinary tract discomfort.

Adult:

200mg 3 times a day after meals; max 2 day therapy when used with antibacterials.

Children:

Not recommended.

Contraindications:

Renal insufficiency.

Warnings/Precautions:

Yellow discoloration of skin or sclera may indicate poor renal excretion. Stains contact lenses. Liver disease. Anemia. Discolors urine and fabric (red-orange). Elderly. Pregnancy (Cat.B). Nursing mothers.

Interactions:

Interferes with colorimetric urine tests.

Pharmacological Class:

Urinary tract analgesic.

Adverse Reactions:

Headache, rash, GI upset, methemoglobinemia, hemolytic anemia, renal and hepatic toxicity.

Note:

Formerly known under the brand name Pyridium.

How Supplied:

Contact supplier.

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