What is urezole?
Urezole® is a commercial medicine from thepharmaceutical company MAVI(1), made from the active ingredient Phenazopyridine, which hasanalgesic characteristics, but with the medicine it receivesantiseptic and acidifying mechanisms of action (increase acidity in the urine to combat microorganisms).
This drug only comes in the commercial presentation oftablets with 100 mg of the active metabolite, whose route of administration is oral, so as not to create complications to the patient. On the other hand, urezole® doses are simple without exceeding 2 tablets of 100 mg three times a day.
Note: One study adds that: “The metabolite of phenazopyridineis approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), for the symptomatic relief of dysuria as an adjunct to antibiotic therapy in adults.” (2)
What is urezole for?
Urezole® is antibiotic, antiseptic and its work iseffective for conditions of the urine and organs related to it. Its specific functions extend to certain disorders or conditions such as the following:
1. Urinary tract infections
This type of infection occurs in the organs related to the urinary tract such as the kidneys, urethra, bladder and ureters , caused mainly by bacteria known as Escherichia coli due to sexual contact.
To highlight: Urezol® for men and women is treatable for conditions related to infections such as urethritis , cystitis and even urethrotrigonitis, characterized by causing symptoms such as pain, mycosis and inflammation in the urinary tract.
2. Prophylactic in pre and postoperative
works as a prophylactic or prophylaxis, which is the name given to medications or specific means to prevent contact between bacteria , a key example of which is the condom.
You should know: Urezol® is prescribed for pre and post surgery processes, with the aim of safeguarding the life and health of the patient , avoiding the spread or contamination by infectious agents and microorganisms.
3. Instrumental urological examinations
Urezol® is also prescribed during urology exams, a medical process to determine the health and structural value of the prostate, bladder, and urethral organs (including sperm).
Note: As various urological instruments are used, which make contact with the mucous walls of the body, urezol® is usually used to reduce the risk of infections or unwanted inflammations, in the areas where the patient is examined.
side effects of urezol
The secondary effects of urezol® have relevance in the gastric system and in a certain way, also in the Central Nervous Systemtag. Therefore, it is important to be aware of reactions such as the following:
- Gastric reflux.
- Headache and dizziness.
- Diarrhea .
To highlight: It is important to discontinue the use of this drug if the adverse effects worsen or are prolonged and thus go to your specialist doctor to receive adequate treatment.
Urezol® also has certain warnings regarding its use, in certain patients or people who may have a disorder or condition that is not appropriate for administration of this medication into their body. Therefore, it is not recommended in:
- Hypersensitivity to the active metabolite.
- Patients with renal failure.
- Liver failure.
Important: There are no specific studies that estimate that the administration of urezol® is safe during pregnancy. It is always advisable to go to a specialist, to receive an adequate medical prescription.
- Urezol® is a commercial phenazopyridine medication, which is used to treat conditions of the urinary tract and urinary tract .
- Urezol® works for fungal infections that affect the bladder , kidneys, or urethra.
- Urezol® can cause certain adverse reactions such as headache or dizziness.
- The administration of urezol® is not recommended in hypersensitive, epileptic patients or with renal and hepatic insufficiency.
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