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1

What are the signs and symptoms of UTI?

1. frequent, painful, burning urination
2. suprapubic pain
3. urine may look cloudy or reddish if blood present

2

If fever is present with urinary pain, the kidneys are most likely involved. Signs for these are ___.

1. pain in the back or sides below ribs
2. nausea
3. vomiting

3

What are 2 non-pharmacologic ways to treat the symptoms with UTI?

1. increase fluid intake
2. cranberry juice

4

What are 2 pharmacologic ways to treat the symptoms with UTI?

1. antibiotics (prescription only)
2. urinary analgesics (OTC and prescription)

5

UTI treatment does NOT treat infection and must be used _____.

in conjuction with an antibiotic

6

What are the 2 types of urinary analgesics?

1. Phenazopyridine (Azo, Uristat, Prodium)
2. Methenamine (Cystex)

7

The dosage for Phenazopyridine (Azo, Uristat, Prodium) OTC tablets are ____.

95 mg

(100, 200 mg for Rx)

8

What are the directions for taking Phenazopyridine (Azo, Uristat, Prodium)

1. adults and children 12 years and over
2. 1-2 tabs TID with food
3. maximum 2 days (may cause hepatotoxicity)

9

As one of the counseling points, phenazopyridine may ____.

discolor bodily secretions (urine, tears)

remove contacts while taking

10

As one of the counseling points, phenazopyridine and methenamine DOES NOT ____.

treat infection and must be used in conjunction with an antibiotic

11

As one of the phenazopyridine counseling points, you should avoid in patients with ____ deficiency.

G6PD

12

Methenamine tablets are ___ mg and the directions are 2 tabs QUID

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