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Interstitial Cystitis 6 reviews 28 medications
   
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Review by CaMaJa (taken for less than 1 month): User Rating:  
   
9.0

Pyridium (phenazopyridine) for Dysuria: It has helped a lot. Does turn my urine a neon orange. I had taken it before now about 3 years ago without any other side effects besides neon Orange urine, but this time my vision went very blurry, very quickly and scared me a lot. Then I started reading other people's reviews on it and now I understand its normal and nothing for me to freak out over. This is a great medicine either way.

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September 25, 2013 10:41 PM
Review by winniepin88: User Rating:  
   
9.0

Pyridium (phenazopyridine) for Dysuria: Took this for pain relief for a urinary tract infection - took about an hour and a half to kick in for my first pill but after that I took it every 4 1/2 hrs because I had bad pressure and burning that kept coming back. Usually I have no symptoms on this but more recently when I took it I have had nausea, blurred vision, really bad sweats. But nothing serious that would make me stop taking the pill.

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August 30, 2013 1:35 PM
Review by Winnie Pin: User Rating:  
   
9.0

Pyridium (phenazopyridine) for Dysuria: I took Pyridium for my urinary tract infection. I have taken this medication many times and it works WONDERS. Takes away that uncomfy pressure and burning sensation. When I take it, it takes about 45 - 1 hr to kick in initially and then depending how bad my urinary tract infection is I take it every 4 hours. Usually I get no symptoms however this time taking it I do, I have gotten blurred vision, bad drowsiness, cold sweats and hot flashes, BUT they are all manageable!

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August 29, 2013 3:02 PM
Review by numie11 (taken for less than 1 month): User Rating:  
   
2.0

Pyridium (phenazopyridine) for Dysuria: Dr. gave it for bladder infection, but all it did was making me extremely itchy in vagina.

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April 6, 2013 9:59 PM
Review by beenthere123 (taken for 1 to 6 months): User Rating:  
   
8.0

Pyridium (phenazopyridine) for Dysuria: I have interstitial cystitis and also just finished a Z Pack for a sinus infection. I got a yeast infection and was in desperate pain, extreme burning , swelling etc. I took a 200mg Pyridium pill and cut in half, as I remember how nauseated it had formerly made me. I weigh 110lbs and I am sensitive to most medicines, so I like to start smaller. I suggest you take it with food as it says that it doesn't interfere with the affect it has. Will make your urine bright orange, so watch your white clothes.

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February 9, 2013 9:16 PM
Review by stents (taken for less than 1 month): User Rating:  
   
9.0

Pyridium (phenazopyridine) for Dysuria: Reduced pain from stone passing through urinary tract and also helped with bowel evacuation.

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January 31, 2013 11:55 AM
Review by Anonymous (taken for less than 1 month): User Rating:  
   
10

Pyridium (phenazopyridine) for Interstitial Cystitis: Was wonderful for the urinary tract infection. I also have a urethral fissure...Didn't help with fissure but not designed to do so.

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December 26, 2012 1:45 PM
Review by Anonymous: User Rating:  
   
10

Pyridium (phenazopyridine) for Interstitial Cystitis: I have to take Pyridium. Have been taking it for many years. My urologist says I don't have Interstitial Cystitis but my bladder started burning in 1992 and hasn't stopped, so it may be urogenic bladder. Pyridium does seem to make me drowsy and I itch a lot. But not sure if the Pyridium causes it as I'm on many other medications. It does help the burning of my bladder.

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April 10, 2012 2:09 PM
Review by ooohyeah99: User Rating:  
   
10

Pyridium (phenazopyridine) for Dysuria: This is a magical medicine! Had a very bad bladder infection and couldn't get out of the bathroom! After 2 doses I had COMPLETE relief! Turns your urine highlighter orange but it's so worth it! I don't know how I ever got through a urinary tract infection without it!

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February 8, 2012 10:32 PM
Review by Anonymous: User Rating:  
   
7.0

Pyridium (phenazopyridine) for Dysuria: Skin of my body and foot become yellow, vomiting sensation, headache.

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January 23, 2012 11:46 AM
Review by Anonymous: User Rating:  
   
1.0

Pyridium (phenazopyridine) for Interstitial Cystitis: When taking this medication I developed a fever, reddening of the eyes even more pain and I wasn't able to hold anything down which ended up in a prolonged stay in the hospital.

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September 14, 2011 1:10 PM
Review by Anonymous: User Rating:  
   
10

Pyridium (phenazopyridine) for Interstitial Cystitis: This medicine has been a God send for me. If I miss a dose, my pain is severe enough to inhibit normal daily activities. Along with my DSMO treatments, I am slowly feeling better!

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August 4, 2009 10:11 AM
Review by Anonymous: User Rating:  
   
6.0

Pyridium (phenazopyridine) for Dysuria: The doctor prescribed this along with an antibiotic. I have taken 3 doses as prescribed and have had little relief. I have used the OTC Uristat and had more success.

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August 2, 2009 6:10 AM
Review by Anonymous: User Rating:  
   
10

Pyridium (phenazopyridine) for Interstitial Cystitis: Allows me to function.

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May 12, 2009 4:02 PM
Review by Anonymous: User Rating:  
   
10

Pyridium (phenazopyridine) for Interstitial Cystitis: This medicine is the best - fast acting and relieves pain, spasms associated with urinary tract infections. Highly recommend it.

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December 9, 2008 9:22 PM
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