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Pyridium

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5.8  Effectiveness
5.1  Side Effects
5.1  Holistic Benefits

RateADrug users have reported 5 Pyridium side effects and 1 Pyridium benefit.

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Effectiveness of Pyridium by Condition
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Effectiveness on "Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)"
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Reported Changes in Health and Well-Being
Since taking Pyridium, RateADrug survey participants noticed these changes in their health:
Effect on:Much WorseWorseNo ChangeBetterMuch Better
Appetite 16.7% 16.7% 66.7% 0% 0%
Balance/Equilibrium 0% 16.7% 83.3% 0% 0%
Blood Pressure 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Breathing 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Confidence 0% 16.7% 83.3% 0% 0%
Coordination/Motor Skills 0% 16.7% 83.3% 0% 0%
Digestion 0% 16.7% 83.3% 0% 0%
Emotional Well-being 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Energy 0% 16.7% 83.3% 0% 0%
Eyesight 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Memory 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Mental Clarity 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Pain 16.7% 16.7% 33.3% 33.3% 0%
Patience 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Sexual Health 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Skin Complexion 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Sleep 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Stress Level 0% 16.7% 83.3% 0% 0%
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Commonly Reported Pyridium Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced these commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Allergic Reaction 83.3% 0% 16.7% 0% 0%
Appetite Loss 80% 0% 0% 20% 0%
Diarrhea 83.3% 0% 0% 16.7% 0%
Dizziness 83.3% 0% 0% 16.7% 0%
Fatigue 83.3% 0% 0% 16.7% 0%
Genital Discomfort 60% 40% 0% 0% 0%
Headache 83.3% 0% 16.7% 0% 0%
Nausea 66.7% 0% 0% 16.7% 16.7%
Nervousness 80% 20% 0% 0% 0%
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Less Commonly Reported Pyridium Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced less commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Back Pain 60% 0% 20% 20% 0%
Constipation 80% 0% 0% 20% 0%
Increased Urination 40% 40% 0% 20% 0%
Mood Swings 80% 0% 20% 0% 0%
Vaginal Discharge 80% 20% 0% 0% 0%
Vomiting 80% 20% 0% 0% 0%
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Episodes since taking Pyridium
Since taking Pyridium Rate a Drug survey participants reported these episodes:
Auto Accident 6.7%
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User Comments about Pyridium
11 Sep 2011 I was recently prescribed Pyridium and Bactrum after developing a urinary tract infection. A physicians assistant from Med Express prescribed pyridium to be taken three times a day and Bactrum twice a day. After the thrid day I started to experience severe stomache pains after taking my single pyridium pill with lunch. The pain was so severe that I had to contact an on call physician at a local hospital to see if I should take further action to ensure that I did not have a kidney infection. The physican ordered for me to discontinue the use of Pyridium and continue taking Bactrum. I have since not experience any stomache discomfort.
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16 Aug 2010 The only thing I have to say about this is that it works, but just don't be alarmed when your urine starts changing colors.
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14 Jun 2010 I'm very happy that my doctor prescribed me Pyridium. It started working very quickly and I really noticed a difference. My UTI was gone within a few days.
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25 May 2010 Sometimes the pyridium works very well and other times it will do nothing at all besides turn my urine orange and cause severe cramping.
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13 Jul 2009 First time taking this medication; experience was new and somewhat awkward due to the change in color of my urine output
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