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Hiprex For UTI 

Hiprex (methenamine hippurate) is indicated for preventing recurrent urinary tract infection UTI. It belongs to the class of urinary anti-infective medications, which stop the growth and fight bacterias in the urine and bladder.  

Hiprex medication includes an ingredient that helps acidify the urine, enabling methenamine hippurate to turn into formaldehyde and ammonia to destroy bacteria. It is only intended for bacterial infection of UTI and not for other bacterial and viral infections. Unnecessary use of this medicine can lead to a decrease in effectiveness when needed in the future. Before initiating this medication, disclose to your doctor your medical history, especially kidney problems, liver problems, and dehydration. 

Hiprex and Vitamin C 

Before starting this medication, a health care professional will test the PH level of your urine to see if it’s acidic enough, or you may need to increase the level. If necessary, your doctor may recommend you to take vitamin c, for it can help your urine be more acidic; cranberry juice may also help. You may be also be advised to limit foods that make your urine less acidic such as fruits, vegetables, nuts, and legumes. Alkalinizing medicines such as antacids and sodium bicarbonate may also be recommended to be avoided to help attain greater acidity of urine. 

Hiprex Dosing 

Doses of Hiprex are based on the patient’s response to the treatment, age, and weight. It is available in a scored tablet with a strength of 1 gram, usually taken twice a day, one in the morning and once at night. The usual prescription for over 12 years old and above is 1g twice a day, while for 6 years old up to 12 years old, 0.5g to 1g is given twice a day. To help attain the effectiveness of Hiprex, it is recommended to take it at an evenly spaced time at the same time of the day daily; if a dose is forgotten, take it once remembered, but if it’s nearing the following intake schedule, skip the forgotten dose, for double dosing discouraged. 

Hiprex Side Effects 

Nausea, loss of appetite, abdominal cramps, diarrhea, and vomiting are the common side effects of this medication; call your doctor for medical advice about the side effects that will persist or worsen. Take note that the side effects of methenamine listed here are not the complete list. 

Serious side effects may also occur; report side effects to your doctor immediately and ask for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment if any of the lists is experienced: Bladder irritation, painful and frequent urination, pinkish or bloody urine, mouth sores, unusual headaches, ringing in the ears, muscle cramps, or swelling of the arms or legs. 

Get medical attention right away if a severe allergic reaction occurs with a rash, itching, swelling, severe dizziness, and trouble breathing. 

Frequently Asked Questions 

-Can I stop taking Hiprex when I’m feeling better? 

Do not stop taking this medication without finishing the prescribed dose or without your doctor’s advice.  Stopping too early may cause a return of infection and make the bacteria resistant to the drug. 

-Can methenamine be passed to breastmilk? 

Yes, this medication can be passed through breast milk; talk to your doctor before nursing your baby for effects that are still unknown. 

-How long before Hiprex starts to work? 

This medication starts to work within 30 minutes after administration. 

-Can I take Hiprex while I still have UTI? 

No, this medication should only be used after eradicating infection by other appropriate antimicrobial agents. 

-Should I take methenamine with food? 

It is best to take this medication with food, especially in children, to avoid a stomachache. 

-How much is the price of this medication? 

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