Pyridium vs Urispas

Pyridium
(Rx)
Urispas
(Rx)
Pyridium is an urinary analgesic.
Urispas is an urinary antispasmodic.
Satisfaction Score
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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No score available
Concern level
1.5
Approval Date
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Not Available
January 15, 1970
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
9,680 Discussions
555 Discussions
Taken For
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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.
Condition
Number of posts
Urispas is prescribed for Interstitial Cystitis, Bladder Spasms, Infection, Frequent Urination and Bladder Pain and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Pyr
Nausea
3
Allergy
2
Vomiting
1
Weakness
1
Fistula
1
Stomach Problems
1
Dizziness
1
Migraines
1
Weight Gain
1
Trauma
1
Uri
Fever
2
Depression
2
Rash
2
Allergy
2
Kidney Stones
2
Bleeding
2
Cancer
1
Vomiting
1
Exhaustion
1
Contractions
1
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Allergy
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Vomiting
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Uri
1
1
Weakness
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Uri
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Fistula
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Uri
1
0
Stomach Problems
Pyr
Uri
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Dizziness
Pyr
Uri
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0
Migraines
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Uri
1
0
Weight Gain
Pyr
Uri
1
0
Trauma
Pyr
Uri
1
0
Fever
Uri
Pyr
2
0
Depression
Uri
Pyr
2
0
Rash
Uri
Pyr
2
0
Allergy
Uri
Pyr
2
2
Kidney Stones
Uri
Pyr
2
0
Bleeding
Uri
Pyr
2
0
Cancer
Uri
Pyr
1
0
Vomiting
Uri
Pyr
1
1
Exhaustion
Uri
Pyr
1
0
Contractions
Uri
Pyr
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 Pyridium during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
B Category B
Before taking Urispas 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 Pyridium and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Urispas and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 100 mg, 200 mg
Tablet: 100 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Phenazopyridine Hcl
Flavoxate Hcl
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Pyridium and Urispas: 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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