Methenamic Acid Brand names, Methenamic Acid Analogs
Methenamic Acid Brand Names Mixture
Methenamic Acid Chemical_Formula
Methenamic Acid RX_link
Methenamic Acid fda sheet
Methenamic Acid msds (material safety sheet)
Methenamic Acid Synthesis Reference
No information avaliable
Methenamic Acid Molecular Weight
Methenamic Acid Melting Point
Methenamic Acid H2O Solubility
Methenamic Acid State
Methenamic Acid LogP
Methenamic Acid Dosage Forms
Bolus; Capsule; Capsule (enteric-coated); Drops; Liquid; Lotion; Powder; Powder for solution; Shampoo; Soap bar; Solution; Stick; Syrup; Tablet; Tablet (extended-release)
Methenamic Acid Indication
For the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, dysmenorrhea, and mild to moderate pain, inflammation, and fever.
Methenamic Acid Pharmacology
Mefenamic acid, an anthranilic acid derivative, is a member of the fenamate group of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It exhibits anti-inflammatory, analgesic, and antipyretic activities. Similar to other NSAIDs, mefenamic acid inhibits prostaglandin synthetase.
Methenamic Acid Absorption
Mefenamic acid is rapidly absorbed after oral administration.
Methenamic Acid side effects and Toxicity
Oral, rat LD50: 740 mg/kg. Symptoms of overdose may include severe stomach pain, coffee ground-like vomit, dark stool, ringing in the ears, change in amount of urine, unusually fast or slow heartbeat, muscle weakness, slow or shallow breathing, confusion, severe headache or loss of consciousness.
Methenamic Acid Patient Information
Methenamic Acid Organisms Affected
Humans and other mammals