Disease Information for Methenamine hippurate (Hiprex) Administration/Toxicity

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Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
URINE PH
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Antibiotic/antibacterial drug (example)
DRUG/Antibiotic/Antimicrobial drugs (category)
Synonyms
Synonym
1 3 5 7 Tetraazatricyclo(3 3 1 13 7)decane, Hexamethylenetetram (Hexamin), Hexamethylenetetramine, Hexamethylenetetramine (Hexamin), Hexamine, Hexamine (product), Hexamine (substance), Methenamine, Methenamine (product), Methenamine (substance), METHENAMINE PREPARATION, Brand name/Hiprex (Methenamine hippurate), Brand name/Urex (Methenamine hippurate), Britain-BNF/Hexamine Hippurate (Methenamine Hippurate)
Definition

A weak antibacterial antibiotic drug;for UTIs; limited effect and used with urine acidfying agents (vitamin C); oral preparation; chronic use for bacteria suppression

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