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Generic name: phenazopyridine [fen-AY-zoe-PIR-i-deen]

Brand names: AZO Urinary Pain Relief, AZO Urinary Pain Relief Max Strength, Azo-Standard, Baridium, Prodium,… Show all 12 brands
The class of drug: miscellaneous genitourinary tract agents


Generic name: phenazopyridine [fen-AY-zoe-PIR-i-deen] Brand names: AZO Urinary Pain Relief, AZO Urinary Pain Relief Max Strength, Azo-Standard, Baridium, Prodium,... Show all 12 brands
The class of drug: miscellaneous genitourinary tract agents

What is Uristat?

Uristat HTML0 is an anti-inflammatory medication that is affixed to the lower portion of the urinary tract (the bladder and the urethra).

Uristat helps treat urinary discomfort such as burning, pain, or burning sensations, increased urination, and the urge to urinate more. These signs can result from an infection or injuries, surgery, catheters, or other issues that cause discomfort to the bladder.

Uristat is a treatment for urinary symptoms. However, it will not treat urinary tract infections. Use all antibiotics prescribed by your doctor to treat a bacterial infection.Uristat could also be used to treat conditions not mentioned in this medication guide.

Side effects of Uristat

See a doctor immediately. If you experience any of the following symptoms, they are warning signs of an allergic reaction: difficulty breathing and swelling of your lips, face, and tongue.

Uristat could cause serious adverse effects. Stop taking Uristat and consult your physician immediately if you suffer from:

  • Minimal or no urination;
  • Swelling rapidly, gaining weight;
  • Insomnia, vomiting, and pain in your back or lower back
  • Fever, yellow or pale skin, stomach pains, nausea and vomiting,
  • The appearance of your skin. Your skin.

Common negative side effects of Uristat could include:

  • Headache;
  • Dizziness;
  • Upset stomach.

This isn't a comprehensive list of potential side effects; other effects could occur. Please consult with a medical provider regarding potential medical effects before reporting them to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.


It is not recommended to take Uristat in cases of kidney disease.

Before you take this drug

It is not recommended to take Uristat if you have an allergy to it or suffer from kidney disease.

To be sure Uristat is suitable for you, inform your doctor if you suffer from:

  • The liver condition;
  • Diabetes
  • G6PD deficiency is a genetic enzyme disorder.

FDA classification for pregnant women A. Uristat is not believed to harm the unborn baby. Do not take Uristat without consulting a physician when you are pregnant.

It is unclear if phenazopyridine gets into breast milk or if it is harmful to nursing babies. Do not take this medication without seeking a doctor's advice if you are breastfeeding a baby.

How to take Uristat?

Take exactly as indicated on the label or as recommended by your physician. Don't use in greater than smaller quantities or for longer than is recommended.Take Uristat after meals.

Drink plenty of fluids when you take Uristat.Uristat is likely to alter the color of your urine and turn it red or orange. This is a normal occurrence and isn't harmful. Urine that is darkened can cause stains on your underwear that could be permanent.

Uristat may permanently color soft contact lenses, and you shouldn't wear them while you are taking this medication.Do not take Uristat for more than 2 days unless your doctor has advised you to.This medication may cause unexpected results from urine tests. Be sure to inform any doctor treating you that you're taking Uristat.Keep it at room temperature, free of heat and moisture.

What happens if I miss the dose?

You should take the missed dose as quickly as you can remember. Avoid any missed doses if it's nearing the time for the next dose. Don't take additional medicine to make up for the missed dose.

What happens if I overdose?

Get medical attention in an emergency or contact the poison help line at 1-800-222-1222.

What should be avoided?

Do not take this medication if you wear soft contact lenses. Uristat can permanently cause the discoloration of soft contact lenses.

Interaction with other drugs

Other medications can interfere with phenazopyridine. These include prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Inform your health professionals about the medicines you are taking now and any medication that you decide to stop or modify your use of.



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