Methenamine

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  • Bacteriuria
  • Cystitis
  • Urinary Tract Infections

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Uses of Methenamine

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Methenamine is used in the treatment of:

  • Bacteriuria
  • Cystitis

Methenamine is used in the prevention of:

  • Urinary Tract Infections

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Methenamine Brand Names

Methenamine Drug Class

Methenamine is part of the drug class:

Methenamine Interactions

This is not a complete list of Methenaminedrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Methenamine and Pregnancy

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.

The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.

Methenamine falls into category C:

In animal studies, pregnant animals were given this medication and had some babies born with problems. No well-controlled studies have been done in humans, though. Therefore, this medication may be used if the potential benefits to the mother outweigh the potential risks to the unborn child.

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There are no well-controlled studies that have been done in pregnant women. Methenamine should be used during pregnancy only if the possible benefit outweighs the possible risk to the unborn baby.

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No studies have been done in animals, and no well-controlled studies have been done in pregnant women. Methenamine should be given to a pregnant woman only if clearly needed.

Methenamine Dosage

Take methenamine exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.

The Methenamine dose your doctor recommends will be based on the following (use any or all that apply):

  • the condition being treated
  • other medical conditions you have
  • other medications you are taking
  • how you respond to this medication
  • your weight
  • your height
  • your age
  • your gender

Methenamine is available in the following doses:

  • Benzoic Acid/methenamine/sodium Salicylate 32 Mg-162 Mg-162.5 Mg Oral Tablet
  • Hyoscyamine/methenam/m-blue/phenyl Salicyl 0.03 Mg-40.8 Mg-5.4 Mg-18.1 Mg Oral Tablet
  • Hyoscyamine/methenam/m-blue/phenyl Salicyl 0.06 Mg-81.6 Mg-10.8 Mg-36.2 Mg Oral Delayed Release Tablet
  • Hyoscyamine/methenam/m-blue/phenyl Salicyl 0.06 Mg-81.6 Mg-10.8 Mg-36.2 Mg Oral Tablet
  • Hyoscyamine/methenam/m-blue/phenyl Salicyl 0.12 Mg-100 Mg-10.8 Mg-40 Mg Oral Capsule
  • Hyoscyamine/methenam/m-blue/phenyl Salicyl 0.12 Mg-118 Mg-10 Mg-36 Mg Oral Capsule
  • Hyoscyamine/methenam/m-blue/phenyl Salicyl 0.12 Mg-120 Mg-10 Mg-36 Mg Oral Capsule
  • Hyoscyamine/methenam/m-blue/phenyl Salicyl 0.12 Mg-81 Mg-10.8 Mg-32.4 Mg Oral Tablet
  • Hyoscyamine/methenam/m-blue/phenyl Salicyl 0.12 Mg-81.6 Mg-10.8 Mg-36.2 Mg Oral Delayed Release Tablet
  • Hyoscyamine/methenam/m-blue/phenyl Salicyl 0.12 Mg-81.6 Mg-10.8 Mg-36.2 Mg Oral Tablet
  • Hyoscyamine/methenam/m-blue/phenyl Salicyl Oral Delayed Release Tablet
  • Hyoscyamine/methenam/m-blue/sodium Biphosphat 0.12 Mg-81.6 Mg-10.8 Mg-40.8 Mg Oral Tablet
  • Methenamine Compounding Powder
  • Methenamine Hippurate 1 G Oral Tablet
  • Methenamine Hippurate Compounding Powder
  • Methenamine Mandelate 0.5 G Oral Tablet
  • Methenamine Mandelate 0.5 G/5 Ml Oral Suspension
  • Methenamine Mandelate 1 G Oral Tablet
  • Methenamine Mandelate Compounding Powder

Forms of Medication

Methenamine is available in the following forms:

  • Oral Capsule
  • Oral Suspension
  • Oral Tablet