Azo Urinary Pain Relief Side Effects

Generic Name: phenazopyridine

Note: This page contains information about the side effects of phenazopyridine. Some of the dosage forms included on this document may not apply to the brand name Azo Urinary Pain Relief.

Not all side effects for Azo Urinary Pain Relief may be reported. You should always consult a doctor or healthcare professional for medical advice. Side effects can be reported to the FDA here.

For the Consumer

Applies to phenazopyridine: oral kit, oral tablet

Along with its needed effects, phenazopyridine (the active ingredient contained in Azo Urinary Pain Relief) may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur while taking phenazopyridine:

Rare
  • Blue or blue-purple color of skin
  • fever and confusion
  • shortness of breath, tightness in chest, wheezing, or troubled breathing
  • skin rash
  • sudden decrease in the amount of urine
  • swelling of face, fingers, feet, and/or lower legs
  • unusual tiredness or weakness
  • weight gain
  • yellow eyes or skin

Some side effects of phenazopyridine may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

Less common or rare
  • Dizziness
  • headache
  • indigestion
  • itching of the skin
  • stomach cramps or pain

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to phenazopyridine: compounding powder, oral tablet

Nervous system

Nervous system side effects have included headache.

Dermatologic

Dermatologic side effects have included rash and pruritus.

Gastrointestinal

Gastrointestinal side effects have included occasional upset.

Genitourinary

Genitourinary side effects have included an orange to red discoloration of the urine.

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