PYRIDIUM 200mg Tablet 10's

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Phenazopyridine 200mg
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Drug Information for PYRIDIUM 200mg Tablet 10's

What is PYRIDIUM 200mg Tablet used for?

PYRIDIUM 200mg Tablet is used to treat the symptoms associated with urinary tract infection, such as burning, irritation and pain.

PYRIDIUM 200mg Tablet may also be prescribed for other conditions as determined by the doctor.

How does PYRIDIUM 200mg Tablet work?

PYRIDIUM 200mg Tablet belongs to the class of drugs called analgesics. The exact mechanism of action of PYRIDIUM 200mg Tablet is still unknown. However, it is known to work by inducing a topical analgesic effect on the urinary tract mucosal lining. Thus, it decreases the pain and inflammation associated with urinary tract infections.

How to take PYRIDIUM 200mg Tablet?

The dosage and the drug form depends on the age, weight and medical condition of an individual. Take PYRIDIUM 200mg Tablet as prescribed by your doctor.

Swallow the tablet whole. Do not crush or chew the tablet. Take PYRIDIUM 200mg Tablet with or without food.

If you miss a dose of PYRIDIUM 200mg Tablet, please take it immediately once you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose to make up for the missed dose.

What are the drugs that interact with PYRIDIUM 200mg Tablet?

The drugs that interact with PYRIDIUM 200mg Tablet are:

  • Acetaminophen
  • Alprazolam
  • Aspirin
  • Ciprofloxacin
  • Cyanocobalamin
  • Cyclobenzaprine
  • Duloxetine
  • Escitalopram
  • Esomeprazole
  • Levothyroxine
  • Nitrofurantoin
  • Pregabalin

This is not a comprehensive list of drug interactions. Consult your doctor to know more about other possible drug interactions.

What are the side effects of PYRIDIUM 200mg Tablet?

The following are the most common side effects of PYRIDIUM 200mg Tablet:

  • eaHHHeadache
  • Dizziness
  • Stomach upset
  • Vomiting
  • Fever
  • Chills
  • Itchy skin

The following are the severe side effects, and you may require immediate medical attention:

  • Yellowing of the skin and eyes
  • Abdominal pain
  • Unusual bleeding

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Please consult your doctor to know more about other possible side effects.

What special precautions should be followed while taking PYRIDIUM 200mg Tablet?

  • Seek doctor’s advice before taking any other drug or herbal products while on PYRIDIUM 200mg Tablet
  • Do not drive or operate heavy machinery if PYRIDIUM 200mg Tablet causes dizziness or blurred vision.
  • Inform your doctor if you have rapid swelling of lips, throat and tongue.
  • Do not stop using the medication abruptly unless instructed by the doctor.
  • Do not exceed the dose more than what is prescribed.
  • Avoid consumption of alcohol as it may worsen the side effects of PYRIDIUM 200mg Tablet.

You are advised not to take PYRIDIUM 200mg Tablet if

  • it has passed the expiry date of the medicine printed on the pack.
  • the foil or packaging is torn or shows signs of tampering or there is discolouration.

What should you tell your doctor before taking PYRIDIUM 200mg Tablet?

  • Tell your doctor if you are allergic to PYRIDIUM 200mg Tablet.
  • Inform the doctor if you are taking any other drugs, OTC medications, herbal products or nutritional supplements.
  • Inform your doctor about the pre-existing heart, liver or kidney problems.

Frequently Asked questions about PYRIDIUM 200mg Tablet

  1. What are the overdose symptoms of PYRIDIUM 200mg Tablet ?
  2. The overdose symptoms of PYRIDIUM 200mg Tablet may include fever, weakness, nausea and swelling. Please consult your doctor if you experience any of the above symptoms.

  3. Is it safe to take PYRIDIUM 200mg Tablet during pregnancy?
  4. No, it is not advised to take PYRIDIUM 200mg Tablet during pregnancy as it may affect the growing foetus.

  5. How should PYRIDIUM 200mg Tablet be stored?
  6. PYRIDIUM 200mg Tablet is stored at room temperature (20 – 25OC). Keep the medicine away from direct sunlight, heat and moisture.

  7. Does PYRIDIUM 200mg Tablet cause seizures?
  8. A seizure is a rare side effect of PYRIDIUM 200mg Tablet. However, consult your doctor immediately if you develop this symptom.

  9. Is it safe to alter the dose of PYRIDIUM 200mg Tablet?
  10. No, PYRIDIUM 200mg Tablet dose is prescribed depending on the complexity of the condition. Therefore, altering the dose is not advised.


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