Azo vs Pyridium

Azo
(OTC)
Pyridium
(Rx)
Azo is an urinary analgesic.
Pyridium is an urinary analgesic.
Satisfaction Score
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3.8
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Concern level
1.4
Concern level
1.5
Approval Date
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Not Available
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
12,987 Discussions
9,680 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for UTI
#2 for Infection
#6 for Itching
#7 for Spasms
#8 for Bladder Pain
#11 for Cramping
Azo is approved for UTI, Infection and Yeast Infection and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
Pyridium is prescribed for Interstitial Cystitis, Infection, Bladder Spasms, Bladder Infection and Bladder Pain and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Azo
Numbness
5
Nausea
4
Tiredness
4
Vomiting
2
Bloating
1
Rash
1
Weakness
1
Stomach Problems
1
Dizziness
1
Weight Gain
1
Pyr
Nausea
8
Allergy
6
Vomiting
3
Weakness
2
Fistula
2
Stomach Problems
2
Dizziness
1
Migraines
1
Weight Gain
1
Trauma
1
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Pyr
Numbness
Azo
Pyr
5
0
Nausea
Azo
Pyr
4
8
Tiredness
Azo
Pyr
4
0
Vomiting
Azo
Pyr
2
3
Bloating
Azo
Pyr
1
0
Rash
Azo
Pyr
1
0
Weakness
Azo
Pyr
1
2
Stomach Problems
Azo
Pyr
1
2
Dizziness
Azo
Pyr
1
1
Weight Gain
Azo
Pyr
1
1
Nausea
Pyr
Azo
8
4
Allergy
Pyr
Azo
6
0
Vomiting
Pyr
Azo
3
2
Weakness
Pyr
Azo
2
1
Fistula
Pyr
Azo
2
0
Stomach Problems
Pyr
Azo
2
1
Dizziness
Pyr
Azo
1
1
Migraines
Pyr
Azo
1
0
Weight Gain
Pyr
Azo
1
1
Trauma
Pyr
Azo
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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B Category B
Before taking Azo during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
B Category B
Before taking Pyridium during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Azo and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Pyridium and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 95 mg
Tablet: 100 mg, 200 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Phenazopyridine Hcl , Urine Leukocyte Test
Phenazopyridine Hcl
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Azo and Pyridium: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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