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HIPREX
Urinary tract discomfort
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Drug Name:

HIPREX Rx

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

Company:
Validus Pharmaceuticals

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for HIPREX:

Prophylaxis and suppression of recurrent UTIs.

Adult:

1g twice daily.

Children:

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

Contraindications:

Renal or severe hepatic insufficiency. Severe dehydration.

Warnings/Precautions:

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

Pharmacological Class:

Antiseptic.

Interactions:

Sulfonamides precipitate with formaldehyde in urine; avoid concomitant use.

Adverse Reactions:

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

How Supplied:

Tabs—100

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