I have been using it for a week since i had a cystscopy and i am flowing much better now. i ended up with meatal stenosis (i am a female) before this was done because of so many infections for the last few months the Dr. put me on Hiprex after a round of antibodics when done. I have only been on it a week. 2 at day. I am using Urelle a lot to handle some of the pain. Should i be using the 1000 mg of Vitamin C with it.. or wait till i feel better. Dr has been treating me for IC for many years but the infections started this summer and right now not sure if this help with IC?
If anyone is using Hiprex. Can you tell me how long it took your bladder to adapt to the meds?
- 13 Nov 2016 by charee158
- 16 Nov 2016
- hiprex, urinary tract infection, infections, bladder infection, prevention of bladder infection, cystitis prophylaxis, bladder, female, stenosis
Hi, charee158; It is best in most case's to adjust just one medication at a time from what I have seen. And yes I have seen this used for years for IC to avoid infections when they have tried other things like your antibiotic's as you know it's best to use those only when you need it. But the Hiprex 1gm starts to work from the time you take the first pill, You could be just run down also from all the different antibiotics you have taken lately. So, for now, I would just stick with this unless the doctor says he or she wants you on vitamin C at the same time. Here is a copy and paste from our site right here at Drugs.com that tells you how fast it does work and pretty easy to understand, Maybe give it about a week and add the Vitamin C, And try some extra liquids to keep you flushed out. I am so sorry you have to go through all of this but you would be surprised how many men and woman wear these bags. And it is very normal if I or someone here can help you in any way just ask.okay here is your info from the website here. Chuck1957 (Within 1/2 hour after ingestion of a single 1-gram dose of Hiprex, antibacterial activity is demonstrable in the urine. Urine has continuous antibacterial activity when Hiprex is administered at the recommended dosage schedule of 1 gram twice daily. Over 90% of methenamine moiety is excreted in the urine within 24 hours after administration of a single 1-gram dose. Similarly, the hippurate moiety is rapidly absorbed and excreted, and it reaches the urine by both tubular secretion and glomerular filtration. This action may be important in older patients or in those with some degree of renal impairment.
Hiprex is indicated for the prophylactic or suppressive treatment of frequently recurring urinary tract infections when long-term therapy is considered necessary. This drug should only be used after eradication of the infection by other appropriate antimicrobial agents. ******* This is chuck again so as you see from the very first table it starts to help and from what you say I am thinking you have had a heck of a time lately and with this medication those type Infections should be history. Also, you may want to type the name of the drug in the search bar at the top and look for a support group, It cost nothing and you can see how others handle this. Best of luck but I'm sure you are going to be very happy with this very soon. Chuck1957
- Hiprex Information for Consumers
- Hiprex Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Hiprex (detailed)
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