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Methenamine (Hexamine)

An anti-infective agent most commonly used in the treatment of urinary tract infections. Its anti-infective action derives from the slow release of formaldehyde by hydrolysis at acidic pH. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p173)
Also Known As:
Hexamine; Urotropin; Hexamethylenetetramine; Aminoform; Hexamine Silver; Methenamine Silver; Silver Methenamine; Methenamine, Silver; Silver, Hexamine; Silver, Methenamine; 1,3,5,7-Tetraazatricyclo(3.3.1.13,7)decane
Networked: 231 relevant articles (4 outcomes, 13 trials/studies)

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Experts

1. Lin, Chih-Ching: 2 articles (08/2012 - 01/2012)
2. Yang, Chih-Yu: 2 articles (08/2012 - 01/2012)
3. Yang, Wu-Chang: 2 articles (08/2012 - 01/2012)
4. Tazelaar, Henry D: 2 articles (09/2011 - 01/2011)
5. Luthra, Kalpana: 2 articles (11/2010 - 12/2008)
6. Mohan, Anant: 2 articles (11/2010 - 12/2008)
7. Guleria, Randeep: 2 articles (11/2010 - 12/2008)
8. Bhuta, T: 2 articles (01/2007 - 01/2002)
9. Batran, S E: 1 article (12/2015)
10. Bizot, Jean C: 1 article (09/2015)

Related Diseases

1. Infection
2. Cysts
3. Bacteriuria
4. Amyloid Plaque
5. Alzheimer Disease (Alzheimer's Disease)

Related Drugs and Biologics

1. Periodic Acid
2. Formaldehyde (Formol)
3. Tolonium Chloride
4. Congo Red
5. Carbon Monoxide
6. Ammonia
7. Soot
8. Phenol (Carbolic Acid)
9. Hydroxyl Radical
10. Urea (Carbamide)

Related Therapies and Procedures

1. Catheters
2. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
3. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients)
4. Subcutaneous Injections
5. Intravenous Injections