How Do Other Urologic Drugs Work?

Reviewed on 12/6/2021

How do other urologic drugs work?

Other urologic drugs are medications that are not categorized into any of the specific classes of urologic drugs. Each of the other urologic drugs works in unique ways and they are used to treat several genitourinary conditions and to measure kidney function.

The medications that are grouped under other urologic drugs include:


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What are the uses of other urologic drugs?

Other urologic drugs may be administered as:

  • Oral capsules
  • Vaginal gel
  • The intravesicular solution, instilled into the bladder
  • Subcutaneous (SC) injections into the tissue of the treatment area

The FDA-approved uses of other urologic drugs include the following:

Vaginal acetic acid

  • Restoration and maintenance of vaginal acidity

Aminohippurate sodium

  • Measurement of renal function

Collagenase clostridium histolyticum

  • Dupuytren’s contracture, a painless deformity in the hand due to hardening of tissue under the skin
  • Peyronie’s disease, a condition in which scar tissue causes the penis to have curved, painful erections.
  • Cellulite, fat deposits under the skin

Dimethyl sulfoxide


What are side effects of other urologic drugs?

Side effects of other urologic drugs vary with each type of drug. A few of the most common side effects include:

Information contained herein is not intended to cover all possible side effects, precautions, warnings, drug interactions, allergic reactions, or adverse effects. Check with your doctor or pharmacist to make sure these drugs do not cause any harm when you take them along with other medicines. Never stop taking your medication and never change your dose or frequency without consulting your doctor.

What are names of some of the other urologic drugs?

Generic and brand names of some of the other urologic drugs include:

  • acetic acid vaginal
  • Acid Jelly
  • aminohippurate sodium
  • collagenase clostridium histolyticum
  • collagenase clostridium histolyticum-aaes
  • dimethyl sulfoxide
  • dutasteride/ tamsulosin
  • Fem pH
  • Jalyn
  • para-aminohippurate (PAH)
  • Qwo
  • Rimso 50
  • Xiaflex

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