Phenolsulfonphthalein Daiichi Sankyo is a crystalline compound used for the diagnosis of problems or disease of the kidneys. The test determines your kidney function since this drug passes out of the body almost entirely in the urine.
Measuring the amount of this drug in the urine can help with the determination of kidney function status. This drug will be injected after emptying your bladder. Then you will be asked to empty your bladder into a container one or more times after the drug is injected.
Your urine will be tested and analyzed to determine the status of your kidney function. This drug is to be used only under the supervision of a healthcare professional.
2 What to Know Before Using
Before using Phenolsulfonphthalein Daiichi Sankyo, you must know all about the risks and complications associated with it. Inform your healthcare provider for any allergic reactions to these drugs or any other drugs, foods, dyes, preservatives, or animals.
Carefully read the label of non-prescription drugs for any possible allergic reaction or contraindications. This drug is not anticipated to cause different side effects or problems in children than it does in adults. It is still unknown whether this drug works exactly the same way in younger adults.
Data comparing the use of phenolsulfonphthalein in the elderly with use in other age groups are still unavailable but this drug is not anticipated to cause different side effects or problems in older people than it does in younger adults.
Discuss with your healthcare professional about the risks and benefits of this drug before breastfeeding.
Drugs should not be taken together to prevent any interactions but in necessary cases inquire your healthcare provider regarding the adjustments in dosage or any other necessary precautions to prevent any unwanted side effects.
Inform your healthcare professional if you are taking any other drugs prescription or nonprescription drugs. Intake of specific food or using alcohol or tobacco with this drug is associated with an increased risk of certain side effects. Your healthcare professional can give you special instructions about the use of food, alcohol, or tobacco.
Inform your healthcare provider for any other medical problems such as:
To use Phenolsulfonphthalein Daiichi Sankyo properly, you must follow all instructions given by your doctor. The dose of this drug will be variable for different patients.
The directions on the label or the prescription by your healthcare professional should be followed. The dosage of this drug you take depends on the medical problem for which you are using this drug.
4 Precautions to Take
Before using Phenolsulfonphthalein Daiichi Sankyo, there are some precautions you must take. Regular visits should be made to your healthcare provider to track your progress and to monitor the effectiveness of the drug.
Unwanted effects can be screened using blood and urine tests. Consult with your healthcare professional before taking any other prescription or nonprescription drugs, and herbal or vitamin supplements.
5 Potential Side Effects
As with many medications, there are several potential side effects associated with Phenolsulfonphthalein Daiichi Sankyo. Side effects may vary for each individual and prompt medical attention should be given if they occur.
Seek advice from your healthcare professional immediately if you experience any unusual symptoms such as:
Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. As your body adjusts to the medicine, the side effects will slowly disappear. Ask your healthcare professional about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects.
If any of the following side effects persists or are inconvenient, or if you notice any other effects, or if you have any questions about them, consult with your health care professional. Report any side effects to the FDA hotline at 1-800-FDA-1088.
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