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Pyridium Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is phenazopyridine (Pyridium)?
- What are the possible side effects of phenazopyridine?
- What is the most important information I should know about phenazopyridine?
- What should I discuss with my health care provider before taking phenazopyridine?
- How should I take phenazopyridine?
- What happens if I miss a dose?
- What happens if I overdose?
- What should I avoid while taking phenazopyridine?
- What other drugs will affect phenazopyridine?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the medicine at your next regularly scheduled time. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose?
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine.
Overdose symptoms may include yellowed skin, fever, confusion, weakness, urinating less than usual, nausea, vomiting, swelling, numbness, or blue-colored skin.
What should I avoid while taking phenazopyridine?
Avoid wearing soft contact lenses while you are taking phenazopyridine. The medication can cause permanent staining of soft contact lenses.
What other drugs will affect phenazopyridine?
There may be other drugs that can interact with phenazopyridine. Tell your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter medications you use. This includes vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start using a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about phenazopyridine.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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