acetohydroxamic acid


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acetohydroxamic acid

 [as″ĕ-to-hi″droks-am´ik]
an inhibitor of bacterial urease used in prophylaxis and treatment of struvite kidney stones whose formation is favored by urease-producing bacteria and as an adjunct in treatment of urinary tract infections caused by urease-producing bacteria; administered orally.

acetohydroxamic acid

(ăs′ĭ-tō-hī′drŏk-săm′ĭk, ə-sē′to-)
n.
An oral inhibitor of bacterial urease, used to prevent and treat kidney stones and to treat urinary tract infections.