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Edecrin

ethacrynic acid
Ethacrynic acid is a loop diuretic (water pill) that prevents your body from absorbing too much salt, allowing the salt to instead be passed in your urine. Ethacrynic acid is used to treat fluid retention (edema) in people with congestive heart failure, liver disease, or a kidney disorder such as nephrotic syndrome. Ethacrynic acid may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
ethacrynic acid
DRUG TYPE
loop diuretics

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You should not use ethacrynic acid if you are unable to urinate, or if you have recently had severe watery diarrhea.

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Brand Name Examples Supplied As Strength
Edecrin tablet 25 mg
Generic Examples Supplied As Strength
Ethacrynic Acid tablet 25 mg

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