Drug information provided by: Merative, Micromedex®
Check with your doctor if symptoms such as bloody urine, difficult or painful urination, frequent urge to urinate, or sudden decrease in the amount of urine appear or become worse while you are taking this medicine .
Phenazopyridine causes the urine to turn reddish orange . This is to be expected while you are using it. This effect is harmless and will go away after you stop taking the medicine. Also, the medicine may stain clothing.
For patients who wear soft contact lenses:
For diabetic patients:
Before you have any medical tests, tell the person in charge that you are taking this medicine. The results of some tests may be affected by this medicine.
Portions of this document last updated: Feb. 01, 2023