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Asymptomatic bacteriuria, Treatment and prophylaxis of chronic, uncomplicated lower urinary-tract infections.
Oral Asymptomatic bacteriuria, Treatment and prophylaxis of chronic, uncomplicated lower urinary-tract infections. Adult: As methenamine hippurate: 1,... View More
Oral Asymptomatic bacteriuria, Treatment and prophylaxis of chronic, uncomplicated lower urinary-tract infections. Child: <6 yr As methenamine mandela... View More
Renal impairment: Contraindicated.
Hypersensitivity. Gout, metabolic acidosis, severe dehydration. Renal and severe hepatic impairment. Concomitant use w/ sulfonamides or alkalinising age... View More
Mode of Action
Methenamine is a urinary antibacterial agent. Its action depends on its conversion in acidic urine into formaldehyde, a nonspecific bactericidal agent, ... View More
Patient w/ indwelling urinary catheters; conditions wherein urine acidification is contraindicated or unattainable (e.g. presence of urea-splitting bact... View More
1-10% Dysuria Gastric upset Nausea Rash
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy Category: C Lactation: excreted in breast milk; no adverse effects documented
Acetazolamide may inhibit conversion of methenamine into formaldehyde. Potentially Fatal: Risk of crystalluria when given w/ sulfonamides (e.g. sulfame... View More
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