Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Abnormal Appearing Urine Drugs

Drugs that can cause urine to appear pink or red:


Drugs that can cause urine to appear brown:

Drugs that can cause urine to appear orange:

Drugs that can cause urine to appear violet:

Drugs that can cause urine to appear yellow:

Drugs that can cause urine to appear blue to blue or green:

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Last Updated: Sep 17, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Abnormal Appearing Urine References
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