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Phenazopyridine

Also indexed as: Azo Standard Tablet, Azo-100, Pyridiate, Pyridium, Urodine, Urogesic

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Phenazopyridine is an analgesic used to treat minor pain, burning, and urinary urgency and frequency resulting from urinary tract infections.

Summary of Interactions with Vitamins, Herbs, and Foods
In some cases, an herb or supplement may appear in more than one category, which may seem contradictory. For clarification, read the full article for details about the summarized interactions.

Depletion or interference

None known

Side effect reduction/prevention

None known

Supportive interaction

None known

Reduced drug absorption/bioavailability

None known

Adverse interaction

None known

An asterisk (*) next to an item in the summary indicates that the interaction is supported only by weak, fragmentary, and/or contradictory scientific evidence.

Interactions with Foods and Other Compounds

Food
Phenazopyridine should be taken with food to prevent stomach and intestinal upset.1

References:

1. Sifton DW, ed. Physicians Desk Reference. Montvale, NJ: Medical Economics Company, Inc., 2000, 812.

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