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Descriptor English: Methenamine
Descriptor Spanish: Metenamina
Descriptor Portuguese: Metenamina
Descriptor French: Méthénamine
Entry term(s): Aminoform
Hexamethylenetetramine
Hexamine
Hexamine Silver
Methenamine Silver
Methenamine, Silver
Silver Methenamine
Silver, Hexamine
Silver, Methenamine
Urotropin
Tree number(s): D02.092.782.500
D02.455.426.100.050.392
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008709
Scope note: An anti-infective agent most commonly used in the treatment of urinary tract infections. Its anti-infective action derives from the slow release of formaldehyde by hydrolysis at acidic pH. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p173)
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Pharm Action: Anti-Infective Agents, Urinary
Registry Number: J50OIX95QV
CAS Type 1 Name: 1,3,5,7-Tetraazatricyclo(3.3.1.13,7)decane
DeCS ID: 8886
Unique ID: D008709
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Methenamine - Preferred
Concept UI M0013566
Scope note An anti-infective agent most commonly used in the treatment of urinary tract infections. Its anti-infective action derives from the slow release of formaldehyde by hydrolysis at acidic pH. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p173)
Preferred term Methenamine
Entry term(s) Hexamethylenetetramine
Hexamine
Hexamine Silver - Narrower
Concept UI M0013567
Preferred term Hexamine Silver
Entry term(s) Methenamine Silver
Methenamine, Silver
Silver Methenamine
Silver, Hexamine
Silver, Methenamine
Urotropin - Narrower
Concept UI M0351275
Preferred term Urotropin
Aminoform - Narrower
Concept UI M0351276
Preferred term Aminoform



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