Advertisement

What is methenamine?

Methenamine (Hiprex, Mandelamine, Urex) is an antibiotic used to treat chronic and recurrent urinary tract infections after other antibiotics have been tried first. It is sometimes taken for long periods of time. It can also be used to prevent infections in people with frequent urinary tract infections. The drug is used to kill E. coli, enterococci and staphylococci types of bacteria.

Continue Learning about Genitourinary Agent

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.