Active Ingredient: Phenazopyridine
Pyridium is an analgetic of urinary tract. It is used to relieve pain, burning, urgenvy, frequent urination and discomfort caused by irritation of the lower urinary tract.
Dosage and directions
Take Pyridium as prescribed by your doctor. Take it orally with food.
Tell you doctor about all medical conditions you may have especially if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding, if you have any allergy to medicines or food, a history of certain blood problems (hemolysis), an enzyme deficiency called glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G-6-PD) deficiency or a family history of this deficiency.
You should not use Pyridium if you have an allergy to any of its components or you have decreased kidney function.
Possible side effects
No common side effect of Pyridium were reported. Severe side effects include severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); blue or purple skin color; decreased urination; loss of appetite; unusual fatigue; vomiting; weight loss; yellowing of the skin or eyes.Seek urgent medical help if one of the listed above severe side effects occurs.
No specific interactions with Pyridium were reported.
If you miss a dose of Pyridium, take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses at once.
Symptoms of Pyridium overdose are bluish color of skin, yellowing of the skin or eyes, vomiting. If you suspect an overdose, seek urgent medical attention.
Store Pyridium at room temperature, between 68 and 77 degrees F (20 and 25 degrees C), in a tightly closed container. Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep Pyridium out of the reach of children and away from pets.
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