Definition Acatheter-associated urinary tract infection (UTI) is an infection that occurs in someone who has a tube (called a catheter) in place to drain urine from the body. Alternative Names UTI - catheter associated; Urinary tract infection - catheter associated; Nosocomial UTI; Health care associated UTI; Catheter-associated bacteriuria Causes, incidence, and risk factors Having a catheter within the urinary tract your chances of an urinary tract infection . It may also make it harder to treat the infection. If a urinary catheter is left in place for a long time, bacteria will grow in it. A harmful infection may occur if the number of bacteria becomes large or if specific harmful bacteria grow in the urinary tract. Most catheter-associated UTIs are caused by bacteria. However, the fungus Candida may cause infections of the urinary tract.
Generic Name: PHENAZOPYRIDINE - ORAL Pronounced: (fen-ay-zoe-PIR-i-deen) Woman's Wellbeing UTI Relief Oral Uses
This medication is used to relieve symptoms caused by
irritation of the urinary tract such as pain, burning, and the feeling of
needing to urinate urgently or frequently. This drug does not treat the cause
of the urinary irritation, but it can help relieve the symptoms while other
treatments take effect. Phenazopyridine is a dye that works as a painkiller to
soothe the lining of the urinary tract.
How To Use Woman's Wellbeing UTI Relief Oral
Take this medication by mouth, usually 3 times daily after
meals or as directed by your doctor. If you are taking this medication along
with antibiotics for symptoms related to a urinary tract infection, or are
self-treating, do not take it for more than 2 days without talking to your
Dosage is based on your medical condition and response to
Inform your doctor if ...
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