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Description

Acetohydroxamic acid (AHA) is an antibiotic used to treat urinary tract infections caused by certain bacteria. It works by inhibiting the growth of bacteria in the urinary tract. AHA is available in tablet form and is usually taken twice a day.

Common side effects of AHA include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, headache, dizziness, and rash. More serious side effects may include anemia, liver damage, and kidney damage.

Brand names associated with AHA include Urex, Uro-X, and Uro-V.

Synonyms
  • acetohydroxamic acid
Classifications
  • urological

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