Flashcards in Week 2: Treatment of Urinary Pain Deck (12):
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
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
What are 2 non-pharmacologic ways to treat the symptoms with UTI?
1. increase fluid intake
2. cranberry juice
What are 2 pharmacologic ways to treat the symptoms with UTI?
1. antibiotics (prescription only)
2. urinary analgesics (OTC and prescription)
UTI treatment does NOT treat infection and must be used _____.
in conjuction with an antibiotic
What are the 2 types of urinary analgesics?
1. Phenazopyridine (Azo, Uristat, Prodium)
2. Methenamine (Cystex)
The dosage for Phenazopyridine (Azo, Uristat, Prodium) OTC tablets are ____.
(100, 200 mg for Rx)
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)
As one of the counseling points, phenazopyridine may ____.
discolor bodily secretions (urine, tears)
remove contacts while taking
As one of the counseling points, phenazopyridine and methenamine DOES NOT ____.
treat infection and must be used in conjunction with an antibiotic
As one of the phenazopyridine counseling points, you should avoid in patients with ____ deficiency.