Uricalm and Alcohol
Uricalm generic name phenazopyridine is a pain reliever that affects the lower part of your bladder and urethra which is the lower part of the urinary tract and is used to treat pain, burning, increased urination and the increased urge to urinate. These symptoms are usually caused by infection, injury, surgery, catheter or other conditions that irritate the lower urinary tract.
This drug will treat the symptoms of a urinary tract infection but will not treat the actual infection. An antibiotic is usually prescribed to treat the infection.
It is suggested moderate drinking only while using this drug as the side effects may be greatly affected.
At this time the medical community defines moderate consumption of alcohol as no more than two drinks per day and no more than 14 drinks per week. If anything more than that it is considered an unhealthy dependency on alcohol that may have adverse social, family and health consequences.
If a person binge drinks at any time during the week this is also considered as alcoholism.
Before using Uricalm advise your doctor if you are allergic to any other drug or substance, if you are using dietary or herbal supplements, are pregnant, plan to be or are breastfeeding, liver disease, diabetes or a condition known as (G6PD) glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency.
Less serious side effects are headache, dizzy, stomach pain, upset stomach or skin itching. If these occur call your physician for advice.
Serious side effects are severe allergic reactions such as hives difficult breathing, tight chest, swelling of the mouth, face, lips or tongue, pale skin, fever, confusion, weakness, jaundice, changes in urination, drowsy, confused, mood changes, increased thirst, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, swelling, weight gain, short of breath, blue or purple colouring in your skin.If these occur get emergency medical help.
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