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

/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-)
n.
An oral inhibitor of bacterial urease, used to prevent and treat kidney stones and to treat urinary tract infections.

acetohydroxamic acid

[as′ĕ-to-hi′droks-am′ik]
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.

acetohydroxamic acid

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.