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Urinary tract discomfort
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Drug Name:

HIPREX Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Methenamine hippurate 1 g; tabs; contains tartrazine.

Company:
Sanofi Aventis

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for HIPREX:

Prophylaxis and suppression of recurrent UTIs.

Adult:

1 g twice daily.

Children:

<6 years: not recommended. ≥6 years: 0.5–1 g twice daily.

Contraindications:

Renal or hepatic insufficiency. Severe dehydration. As sole therapy in infections with systemic involvement.

Warnings/Precautions:

Maintain acid urine. Monitor therapy and liver function with repeated urine cultures. Aspirin allergy. Pregnancy.

Interactions:

Sulfonamides precipitate with formaldehyde in urine; avoid concomitant use.

Pharmacological Class:

Antiseptic.

Adverse Reactions:

Nausea, dysuria, rash, bladder irritation, albuminuria, hematuria, elevated transaminases.

How Supplied:

Tabs—100

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