Hexamethylenetetramine molecule
 Hexamethylenetetramine - is an antiseptic drug belonging to the group of aldehydes.

Pharmacological action

Hexamethylenetetramine - disinfecting agent which is active against many microorganisms that provoke diseases of the urinary tract. Also, the drug has a bacteriostatic, bactericidal properties.

The active substance of hexamethylenetetramine - methenamine.

Product form

Producing hexamethylenetetramine solution for injection, tablets.

Indications for use of hexamethylenetetramine

 Hexamethylenetetramine solution
 The use of hexamethylenetetramine shown in diseases of the urinary tract infectious nature, inflammation of the gallbladder, bile ducts, skin allergic diseases.

Effective drug for the treatment of eye diseases: keratitis, iritis; Meningitis, an inflammation of the brain and its soft shells.

Dosing hexamethylenetetramine

For intravenous administration, 40% solution of hexamethylenetetramine appoint 5-10ml.

For internal use adult prescribe 0, 5-1, 0gr, children - 0, 1-0, 5 gr. taking the drug should be more p / day.

To the drug is not broken down in the stomach, it is recommended to take on an empty stomach.

side effects

After applying hexamethylenetetramine may cause diarrhea, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, hematuria, proteinuria, crystalluria, itching and rashes on the skin, irritation of the functional elements of the liver.

After the introduction of a solution of hexamethylenetetramine may appear painful sensations at the injection site.