Acetohydroxamic acid

Name: Acetohydroxamic acid

Acetohydroxamic Acid Dosage

Follow all directions on your prescription label. Your doctor may occasionally change your dose to make sure you get the best results. Do not take this medicine in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.

Take acetohydroxamic acid on an empty stomach, at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after a meal.

This medicine is usually taken every 6 to 8 hours. Follow your doctor's instructions.

Do not share this medicine with another person, even if they have the same symptoms you have. Acetohydroxamic acid is for use only in people with a certain type of bladder infection.

While using acetohydroxamic acid, you may need frequent blood and urine tests.

Take this medication for the full prescribed length of time, even if you have no symptoms of a bladder infection. Acetohydroxamic acid is not an antibiotic and will not treat a bacterial infection alone. Take your antibiotic medication as directed.

You may need to use acetohydroxamic acid for several years.

Store at room temperature away from moisture and heat. Keep the bottle tightly closed when not in use.

Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.

Overdose symptoms may include general ill feeling, vomiting, and feeling anxious or uneasy.

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.

Remember to take acetohydroxamic acid on an empty stomach.

Acetohydroxamic acid side effects

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Call your doctor at once if you have:

  • pounding heartbeats or fluttering in your chest;

  • signs of a blood clot in your leg--pain, swelling, warmth, or redness in one or both legs; or

  • signs of a red blood cell disorder--pale or yellowed skin, dark colored urine, fever, confusion or weakness.

Common side effects may include:

  • headache during the first 2 days of treatment;

  • skin rash, warmth, tingling or redness (especially if you drink alcohol while taking acetohydroxamic acid);

  • upset stomach, nausea, loss of appetite;

  • depressed mood;

  • anxiety, tremors, nervousness; or

  • hair loss.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Acetohydroxamic Acid Interactions

This is not a complete list of Acetohydroxamic Aciddrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Forms of Medication

Acetohydroxamic Acid is available in the following forms:

  • Oral Tablet

In Summary

Commonly reported side effects of acetohydroxamic acid include: hemolytic anemia, anemia, nausea, vomiting, anorexia, and malaise. Other side effects include: reticulocytosis. See below for a comprehensive list of adverse effects.