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My wife was prescribed phenazopyridine 200mg and cephalexin 500mg for treatment of a UTI. The meds have caused her to have bad gas. She took 2 OTC something 280mg gel tabs at about 10:30pm last night and they helped. Now the gas pain is back. Can she take two more now? We plan on going to her doctor later this am.

Doctor's Assistant: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?

She takes Atorvastatin 20mg 1 per day. No allergies we know of

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

She recently had her gall bladder removed.

Submitted: 3 months ago.Category: Pharmacy
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Pharmacist: Dr. Jonathan Yilmaz, Pharmacist replied 3 months ago
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Hi, yes she can take another dose of the tablets for gas now.
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