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A condensation product obtained by the action of ammonia on formaldehyde; in acidic urine, it decomposes to yield formaldehyde, a urinary antiseptic.
Synonym(s): hexamine
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Subgroup analyses suggested that methenamine hippurate may be of some benefit to patients without renal tract abnormalities; these patients experienced significantly reduced symptoms after short-term treatment of 1 week or less.
The efficacy of methenamine hippurate has been demonstrated in some studies but not in others.
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Another option is methenamine hippurate, which is a urinary tract antiseptic.