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(methenamine, phenyl salicylate, methylene blue, benzoic acid, hyoscyamine sulfate)
PROSED®/DS is a dark blue, round, sugar coated tablet for oral administration. Each tablet contains: Methenamine 81.6mg, Phenyl Salicylate 36.2 mg, Methylene Blue 10.8 mg, Benzoic Acid 9.0 mg and Hyoscyamine Sulfate 0.12 mg.
METHENAMINE (Hexamethylenetetramine) exists as colorless, lustrous crystals or white crystalline powder. Its solutions are alkaline to litmus. Freely soluble in water; soluble in alcohol and in chloroform.
PHENYL SALICYLATE (2-hydroxybenzoic acid phenyl ester) exists as white crystals with a melting point of 40-43°C. It is very slightly soluble in water and freely soluble in alcohol.
METHYLENE BLUE (methylthionine chloride) exists as dark green crystals. It is soluble in water and in chloroform; sparingly soluble in alcohol.
BENZOIC ACID (benzenecarboxylic acid) exists as white crystals, scales or needles. It has a slight odor and is slightly soluble in water; freely soluble in alcohol, in chloroform and in ether.
HYOSCYAMINE SULFATE (l-tropyl tropate) is an alkaloid of belladonna. It exists as a white crystalline powder. Its solutions are alkaline to litmus and affected by light. It is slightly soluble in water; freely soluble in alcohol; sparingly soluble in ether.
PROSED®/DS tablets contain the inactive ingredients Calcium Sulfate, Carnauba Wax, Dicalcium Phosphate, FD&C Blue #2 Lake, FD&C Red #40 Lake, FD&C Yellow
#6 Lake, Gelatin, Hypromellose, Kaolin, Magnesium Silicate, Magnesium Stearate, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Mineral Oil, Pharmaceutical Glaze, Polyethylene Glycol, Polyvinylpyrrolidone, Sugar and Titanium Dioxide.
Last reviewed on RxList: 8/8/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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