Phenazopyridine


Generic Medicine Info
Administration
Should be taken with food.
Contraindications
Renal insufficiency or impairment; severe hepatitis.
Special Precautions
Patient with G6PD deficiency. Avoid prolonged use. Not used to treat UTI or as a substitute for antimicrobial therapy (acts only as an analgesic). Discontinue treatment if yellowish skin or sclerae discolouration occurs (may indicate accumulation due to impaired renal excretion). Pregnancy and lactation. Patient Counselling Staining of contact lenses may occur. May also stain fabric or clothing.
Adverse Reactions
Significant: Acute renal failure, hepatotoxicity, methaemoglobinaemia, and haemolytic anaemia (particularly with higher than recommended doses); urine discolouration (reddish-orange), skin or sclerae discolouration (yellow). Gastrointestinal disorders: Stomach cramps, mild gastrointestinal disturbances. Immune system disorders: Anaphylactoid-like reaction. Nervous system disorders: Headache, dizziness. Skin and subcutaneous tissue disorders: Rash, pruritus.
ATC Classification
G04BX06 - phenazopyridine ; Belongs to the class of other urologicals.
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