Methenamine

Overview

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  • 6 Anti-infective drugs

Primary Characterstics

Indications

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Pharmacokinetics

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Contraindications

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Drug Interactions

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Side Effects

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Dosage

Methenamine's dosage details are as follows:
Dose Single Dose Frequency Route Instructions

Adult Dosage

1 g1 (1)12 hourlyPOMay be increased upto 3 times daily.
50 to 100 mg75 (75)24 hourlyPOFor UTI Prophylaxis, at bed time

Paedriatic Dosage (20kg)

0.5 g0.5 (0.5)As recommended.4 times daily in those aged 6 to 12 year
18 mg/kg18 (18)As recommended.18 mg/kg body weight four times daily has been suggested in children up to 6 year of age

Neonatal Dosage (3kg)

No data regarding the neonatal dosage details of Methenamine is available.

High Risk Groups

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Warning / Precautions

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Storage Conditions

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Interference in Pathology

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Brands / Trade Names of Methenamine

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Manufacturers of Methenamine in Pakistan

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