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acetohydroxamic acid/ac·e·to·hy·drox·am·ic ac·id/ (-hi″droks-am´ik) an inhibitor of bacterial urease used in the prophylaxis and treatment of certain renal calculi and the treatment of urinary tract infections caused by urease-producing bacteria.
acetohydroxamic acid(ăs′ĭ-tō-hī′drŏk-săm′ĭk, ə-sē′to-)
An oral inhibitor of bacterial urease, used to prevent and treat kidney stones and to treat urinary tract infections.
an inhibitor of bacterial urease used in the prophylaxis and treatment of struvite renal calculi, whose formation is favored by urease-producing bacteria, and as an adjunct in the treatment of urinary tract infections caused by urease-producing bacteria. It is administered orally.
a hydroxamic acid that specifically inhibits urease; it retards alkalinization of the urine caused by urease-producing bacteria and may inhibit bacterial growth. Used in the prevention and dissolution of uroliths, but in dogs causes a dose-related, reversible hemolytic anemia and blood dyscrasia. Abbreviated AHA.