Canis ISSN: 2398-2942

Ethylenediamine

Contributor(s): Lauren Trepanier

Introduction

Name

  • Ethylenediamine.

Class of drug

  • Urinary acidifier.

Description

Chemical name

  • 1,2-ethanediamine.

Molecular formula

  • C2H8N2.

Physical properties

  • Tablets.

Storage requirements

  • In a dry environment.
  • <25°C.
  • Protect from light.

Uses

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Indications

  • Ethylenediamine is a urinary acidifier.
  • May be useful in management of cystitis Cystitis , and struvite urolithiasis Urolithiasis.
  • May help to increase efficacy of some antibiotics in urine.

Administration

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Precautions

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Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Other sources of information

  • Based on: Tennant, B (1999)Small Animal Formulary.3rd edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA.

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