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Crystalluria

presence of crystals in the urine, indicating renal irritation

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Sulfonamide

older, broad-spectrum, bacteriostatic drug (organic sulfur compounds) that is rarely used for systemic infection because of microbial resistance and the development of more effective or less toxic drugs; also known as sulfa drug

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Tetracycline

antibiotic derived from chlortetracycline; used to treat a broad variety of infections

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Urinary antiseptic

drug that exerts antimicrobial activity in the urine but has little or no systemic antibacterial effect; usefulness is limited to therapy and prevention of urinary tract infections