Drug: SULFISOXAZOLE WITH PHENAZOPYRIDINE - ORAL (sull-fih-SOX-uh-zole WITH fen-aze-oh-PEER-ih-deen)

This combination of medication is used to treat infections of the urinary tract (kidney, bladder). Sulfisoxazole is a sulfa type antibiotic effective in treating a wide variety of infections. Phenazopyridine relieves the pain associated with urinary tract infections.

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This medication may cause stomach upset, diarrhea, nausea, headache or vomiting during the first few days as your body adjusts to the medication. If these symptoms persist or become severe, inform your doctor. This may cause urine to be orange-brown in color. This is not a cause for concern and will disappear when the medication is stopped. Rarely, this medication can cause serious, even fatal, side effects such as a severe peeling skin rash known as Stevens- Johnson syndrome, blood disorders (e.g., agranulocytosis, aplastic anemia), or liver damage. Seek immediate medical attention if you develop any of the following symptoms: skin rash or blisters, unusual fatigue, persistent sore throat or fever, yellowing eyes or skin, dark urine, abdominal pain. In the unlikely event you have an allergic reaction to this drug, seek immediate medical attention. Symptoms of an allergic reaction include: rash, itching, swelling, dizziness, trouble breathing. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

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Store at room temperature away from moisture and sunlight. Do not store in the bathroom.
Last Editorial Review: 3/2/2005

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Inform your doctor about all the medicine you use (both prescription and nonprescription), especially of: "blood thinners" (e.g., warfarin), oral diabetes drugs, phenytoin, cyclosporine, oral PABA. This drug may interfere with the effectiveness of birth control pills. Discuss using other methods of birth control with your doctor. Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.

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