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Are phenazopyridine, SMZ-TMP DS and Nitrofurantoin advisable while having pain in the urethra?

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Posted on Wed, 23 May 2018 in Urinary and Bladder Problems
Question: I am having symptoms of a bladder infection. I have no bladder cramps, rather pain in my urether. I have some meds, about a year old which I have kept for an emergency like I'm having. I have phenazopyridine, 200 mg; smz/tmp, 400-80mg; and nitrofurantoin;100 mg. Can I take some of these to relieve the pain?
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Brief Answer:
You can take medicines that you have

Detailed Answer:
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Thanks for query .Based on the facts that you have you have UTI and have some medicines with you .

You can take those medications twice daily provided those are not expired .

Take urine alkalizer like Ural or Citralka along with these drugs

Ensure to drink more water .

Hope I have answered your query ,please feel free to ask if you have more questions,I shall be happy to help you
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Dr.Patil.
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