Generic Name - Phenazopyridine
Category - Urinary Tract Infection
Urinary tract infection.
Generic Pyridium* is indicated to treat to relieve the pain, burning, or discomfort caused by infection or irritation of the urinary tract. A urinary tract infection occurs when bacteria and other infectious organisms invade the urethra, bladder, ureters or kidneys.
Generic for Pyridium* Contraindications and Drug Interactions
Generic for Pyridium* is contraindicated in patients, who are hypersensitive to this drug, medications that belong to this class of drugs or had an allergic reaction to it in the past.
Generic for Pyridium* should not be taken by patients who have a history of the following ailment conditions.
Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency
Generic for Pyridium* Dosage
The following information just highlights the general average dosage of GenericPyridium*
The usual recommended dosage of Generic for Pyridium* for Urinary tract infection is two 100-milligram tablets or one 200-milligram tablet 3 times a day after meals.
Generic for Pyridium* Adverse Effects
Some of the most serious Generic for Pyridium* side Effects include blue or blue-purple color of the skin, fever or confusion, shortness of breath, skin rash, chest tightness, and wheezing, or troubled breathing.
This is not a complete list of all Side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Pyridium*.
Generic for Pyridium* and Pregnancy
Generic for Pyridium* has not been studied in pregnant women. However, do consult your doctor and seek medical opinion.
Generic for Pyridium* and Breastfeeding
It is not known whether generic Pyridium* passes into the breast milk. However, this medicine has not been reported to cause problems in nursing babies.
Generic for Pyridium* and Pediatric
Although there is no specific information comparing use of Generic for Pyridium* in children with use in other age groups, it is not expected to cause different side effects or problems in children than it does in adults.
Generic for Pyridium* and Geriatric
Although there is no specific information comparing use of Generic for Pyridium* in the elderly with use in other age groups, this medicine is not expected to cause different side effects or problems in older people than it does in younger adults.
The above information about Generic for Pyridium* serves as an information resource only and is not intended to substitute professional medical advice, examination, diagnosis and treatment. Always seek the counsel of your doctor, physician or pharmacist before starting any new treatment or making changes to existing therapy.