Urised

Generic ingredients: Methenamine with methylene blue, phenyl salicylate, benzoic acid, atropine sulfate, ana hyoscyamine.

Other brand names: Atrosept, Dolsed, Hexalol, Prosed/DS, TracTabs 2X, U-Tract, UAA, Uridon Modified, Urimed, Urinary Antiseptic No. 2, Uriseptic, Uritab, Uritin, Uro-Ves.

Urised is an analgesic, antispasmodic, and antiseptic combination. It works to relieve pain, slow bowel action, and reduce stomach acid.

Quick Facts About Urised

Purpose

Used to treat lower urinary tract discomfort resulting from inflammation or diagnostic procedures. Also used to treat cystitis (inflammation of bladder and ureters); urethritis (inflammation of urethra); trigonitis (inflammation of mucous membrane of the bladder).

Urised Dosage

Take exactly as prescribed. Drink plenty of fluids to assist medication to work better and relieve discomfort Do not exceed dose prescribed by your doctor.

  • Usual adult dose: 2 tablets taken 4 times per day.
  • Usual child dose: for children 6 years and older — doctor will individualize dose. Not generally prescribed for children under 6 years.
  • Missed dose: take as soon as possible, unless almost time for next dose. In that case, do not take missed dose; go back to regular schedule. Do not double doses.

Urised Side Effects

Overdose symptoms:

abdominal pain; bladder and abdominal irritation; bloody diarrhea; bloody urine; burning pain in throat and mouth; circulatory collapse; coma; dilated pupils; dizziness; dry nose, mouth, and throat; elevated blood pressure; extremely high body temperature; headache; hot, dry, flushed skin; painful and frequent urination; pallor (paleness); pounding heartbeat; rapid heartbeat; respiratory failure; ringing in ears; sweating; vomiting; weakness; white sores in mouth. If you suspect an overdose, immediately seek medical attention.

Side effects from long-term use: acute urinary retention (in men with enlarged prostate), blurry vision, difficulty urinating, dizziness, dry mouth, flushing, rapid pulse, skin rash.

No known less common or rare Urised side effects.

Interactions

Inform your doctor before combining Urised with:

Acetazolamide (Diamox); potassium supplements such as Slow-K; sodium bicarbonate antacids such as Alka-Seltzer; sulfa medications such as Gantrisin, Gantanol, Bactrim, and Septra.

Limit use of foods that produce alkaline urine, such as sodium bicarbonate, antacids, and orange juice.

Special Cautions

If pregnant or planning to become pregnant, inform your doctor immediately. May appear in breast milk; could affect a nursing infant.

No special precautions apply to seniors.

Follow doctor’s instructions carefully for children.

  • Avoid if you have: glaucoma, bladder blockage, cardiospasm, or a disorder that obstructs the passage of food through the stomach.
  • Should not take if sensitive to or allergic to Urised or similar medications.
  • Use with caution if you have heart disease.
  • Doctor may test urine for acidity with phenapthazine paper. Vitamin C may be recommended if urine is not acidic enough.
  • May turn urine blue or blue-green, and may discolor stools.

Note:

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