methenamine

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me·the·na·mine

 (mə-thē′nə-mēn′, -mĭn)
n.
An organic compound, C6H12N4, used as a urinary tract antiseptic, in the manufacture of explosives, and in rubber vulcanizing. Also called hexamethylenetetramine.

methenamine

(mɛˈθiːnəˌmiːn; -ˌmaɪn)
n
(Elements & Compounds) another name for hexamethylenetetramine
[C20: meth- + -ene + amine]
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Noun1.methenamine - antibacterial agent (trade names Mandelamine and Urex) that is contained in many products that are used to treat urinary infectionsmethenamine - antibacterial agent (trade names Mandelamine and Urex) that is contained in many products that are used to treat urinary infections
antibacterial, antibacterial drug, bactericide - any drug that destroys bacteria or inhibits their growth
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Methenamine is available as methenamine mandelate (molecular weight abut 292) and methenamine hippurate (molecular weight about 319).
Methenamine salts, either in the form of methenamine mandelate or methenamine hippurate, are another group of antimicrobials used in the past for control or prevention of UTIs and CAUTIs [41].
The other is the use of Methenamine mandelate (Mandelamine) with sulfa antibiotics (Bactrim or Septra), which can result in crystals forming in your bladder.