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Urine color is orange/brown for several months. Drinking lot of water. Color becomes light on taking alcohol or energy drinks

Hi, My urine has been an orange/brown colour for a long time now(several months), I m drinking a lot of water and even if I increase the amount of water I drink it stays the same. The only time I notice it go back to a lighter colour is when I drink alot of diahoretic s like alcohol or energy drinks that flushes my system faster.
Asked On : Thu, 24 May 2012
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Hai, Your high colored urine may be due to some drugs you or on, like B-complex vitamin tablets or syrups, Rifampicin, Pyridium etc. Otherwise less quantity of water you are consuming. If you are in tropics you have to take at least 3 liters of water daily. That is more possible as you had mentioned you are passing more clear urine with adequate drinks. If you have the problem beyond this, examine your urine for the presence blood and urobilinogen etc and get treated accordingly. You will be alright soon. Dr S M
Answered: Sat, 26 May 2012
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