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AZO Urinary Pain Relief

Generic Name: of Phenazopyridine [fen-AY-zoe-PIR-i-deen]
Brand Names: include AZO Urinary Pain Relief Max Strength, Azo Standard Baridium Prodium etc… (Please select all 12 brands below to show all 12).
Class of drugs: Other genitourinary tract agents

What is AZO urinary pain relief?

AZO urinary pain relief is a pain reliever that targets the lower portion of your urinary system (bladder, urethra).AZO Urinary Pain Relief treats urinary symptoms like pain, burning, or increased urination. The symptoms may be due to an infection or injury. Surgery can also cause these symptoms.AZO Urinary Pain Relief treats urinary symptoms, but it will not treat urethritis. Use any antibacterial medication prescribed by your doctor to treat the infection.AZO Urinary Pain Relief can be used in other ways not mentioned in the medication guide.

Side effects of AZO Urinary Pain Relief

If you experience any of the following symptoms of an allergy reaction, seek immediate medical attention Hives, difficulty breathing, swelling in your lips, face, throat, or tongue

AZO urinary pain relief can cause severe side effects. If you experience:

  • Little or no urinating is acceptable.
  • Rapid weight gain and swelling
  • Pain in the side, lower back, or confusion
  • Fever or stomach pain. Nausea or vomiting.
  • Blue or purple coloration of the skin

Some of the common side effects associated with AZO urinary pain relief include:

  • Headache;
  • Dizziness;
  • Upset stomach.

There may be other side effects. For medical advice on side effects, call your doctor. Report side effects by calling the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.


If you suffer from kidney disease, it is not recommended that you use AZO for urinary pain relief.

Before you take this drug

If you're allergic or have kidney problems, you shouldn't use AZO Urinary Pain Relief.

Tell your doctor if:

  • Liver disease
  • Diabetes
  • G6pd deficiency, also referred to as glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency, is a genetic enzyme deficiency.

FDA pregnancy category A AZO Urinary Pain Relief should not harm an unborn child. If you're pregnant, do not take AZO Urinary Pain Relief without consulting your doctor.It's not known if phenazopyridine can pass into breastmilk or harm nursing babies. If you're breastfeeding a child, do not take this medication without consulting your doctor.

How to take AZO Urinary Pain Relief?

Do not exceed the recommended dosage or duration. Use the recommended dose and do not exceed it.After meals, take AZO Urinary Pain Relief.Take AZO Urinary Pain Relief with plenty of fluids.AZO Urinary Pain Relief may darken your urine's colour to orange or red. It is safe and normal. The darkened urine can also stain your underwear permanently.Soft contact lenses can be permanently stained by AZO Urinary Pain Relief. You should avoid wearing them when taking the medicine.Use AZO Urinary Pain Relief no longer than two days unless you have been told by your doctor to.It can produce unusual urine test results. Inform any physician who treats you about your use of AZO Urinary Pain Relief.Keep away from heat and moisture at room temperature.

What happens if I miss the dose?

As soon as possible, take the missed dose. If your next scheduled dose is near, forgoing any missed ones.You should not take more medicine to compensate for a missed dose.

What happens if I overdose?

Call 1-800-222-1222 for poison help or seek immediate medical attention.

Avoid this

AZO urinary pain relief can discolour soft lenses.

Interaction with other drug

Other medications, such as vitamins and herbs, may also interact with phenazopyridine. Inform your healthcare providers of all the medicines that you are currently taking and those you plan to start using.