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(Known as Urex in the UK)
What is Hiprex?Hiprex (Methenamine)
Hiprex medication is used to lessen the growth of drug-resistant bacteria and preserve the effectiveness of Hiprex Methenamine 1g tablets and other antibacterial medicines. Methenamine belongs to a group of medicine called an antibiotic. It is used to cure and avert urinary tract infections. Hiprex medication should only be used to prevent or treat infections that are confirmed or suspected to be produced by bacteria.
Methenamine functions by killing bacteria present in the urinary tract. Hiprex medication also makes urine acidic and then turns Methenamine into formaldehyde to destroy the bacteria. You may buy Hiprex (Methenamine) from the official website of Canada Pharmacy if you suffer from:
- UTI (Urinary Tract Infection)
- Not any other bacterial issue
Hiprex tablet contains:
- Methenamine Hippurate
- FD&C Yellow No. 5
- Magnesium Stearate
- Saccharin Sodium
Take Hiprex medication as instructed by your doctor. Also, read the prescription label for further guidance. Dosage will depend on your medical situation and your response to the medicine. Methenamine 1 g works best if your urine is highly acidic.
Your doctor will test the pH level of your urine and accordingly recommend methods to surge urine acidity such as:
- Taking vitamin C
- Drinking cranberry juice
- Restraining foods that cut the acidity
- Increase alkalinity products
Before starting Hiprex medication, check with your doctor if you have any kidney related problems and are taking medications that might lower acidity in your urine or any other medicines for any other medical issues. If you detect any of the adverse reactions cited above, you may seek instant medical help. If you are pregnant or a nursing mother or are planning to get pregnant, ask your specialist or doctor for guidance before taking Methenamine 1g.
This medicine is not for people:
- Under 6 years of age
- With intense dehydration
- With severe kidney issues
- With gout
- With decreased liver activity
- With high levels of acid in the blood
There are a few adverse reactions that might occur with the usage of Hiprex medication including:
- Loss of appetite
- Upset stomach and pains
- Painful or frequent urination
- Mouth sores
- Muscle cramps
- Pain in ears
- Swollen arms and legs
Product Code: 392
What is a Generic Drug?
A generic drug is a copy of the brand-name drug with the same dosage, safety, strength, quality, consumption method, performance, and intended use. Before generics become available on the market, the generic company must prove it has the same active ingredients as the brand-name drug and works in the same way and in the same amount of time in the body.
The only differences between generics and their brand-name counterparts is that generics are less expensive and may look slightly different (eg. different shape or color), as trademarks laws prevent a generic from looking exactly like the brand-name drug.
Generics are less expensive because generic manufacturers don't have to invest large sums of money to develop a drug. When the brand-name patent expires, generic companies can manufacture a copy of the brand-name and sell it at a substantial discount.