Hexamine hippurate is an active ingredient that is used in some medicines.
Hexamine hippurate is also known as methenamine hippurate.
The active ingredient is the chemical in a medicine that makes it work. Medicines can have more than one active ingredient and be available under different brand names. Medicines include both active ingredients and inactive ingredients.
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The list below also includes links to brands of medicines that contain hexamine hippurate, including their consumer medicine information (CMI) leaflets.
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23 Mar 2015 –
Hiprex Tablets is a brand of medicine containing the active ingredient hexamine hippurate. Find out about side effects, who can take it and who shouldn’t use Hiprex Tablets by reading the latest Australian consumer medicine information, plus tips on how to use medicines wisely and safely.
18 Jul 2014 –
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01 Jul 2014 –
Antibiotics, cranberry products, intravaginal oestrogen and hexamine hippurate have all been shown to prevent urinary tract infectons in some people. Find out more
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Medicine brands that contain hexamine hippurate