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Edecrin Drug Description
EDECRIN®
(ethcynic acid) Tablets
SODIUM EDECRIN®
(ethacrynate sodium) Intravenous


EDECRIN* (Ethacrynic Acid) is a potent diuretic which, if given in excessive
amounts, may lead to profound diuresis with water and electrolyte depletion.
Therefore, careful medical supervision is required, and dose and dose schedule
must be adjusted to the individual patient's needs (see DOSAGE
AND ADMINISTRATION).

DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of ethacrynic acid

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using ethacrynic acid and call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

dry mouth, thirst, nausea, vomiting;
feeling weak, drowsy, restless, or light-headed;
fast or uneven heartbeat;
muscle pain or weakness;
easy bruising or bleeding, unusual weakness;
...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Edecrin »




Ethacrynic acid is an unsaturated ketone derivative of an aryloxyacetic acid. It is designated chemically as [2,3-dichloro-4-(2-methylene-1-oxobutyl)phenoxy] acetic acid, and has a molecular weight of 303.14. Ethacrynic acid is a white, or practically white, crystalline powder, very slightly soluble in water, but soluble in most organic solvents such as alcohols, chloroform, and benzene.
Its empirical formula is C13H12Cl2O4
and its structural formula is:








Ethacrynate sodium, the sodium salt of ethacrynic acid, is soluble in water
at 25°C to the extent of about 7 percent. Solutions of the sodium salt are relatively
stable at about pH 7 at room temperature for short periods, but as the pH or
temperature increases the solutions are less stable. The molecular weight of
ethacrynate sodium is 325.12. Its empirical formula is C13H11Cl2NaO4
and its structural formula is:








EDECRIN is supplied as 25 mg tablets for oral use. The tablets contain the
following inactive ingredients: colloidal silicon dioxide, lactose, magnesium
stearate, starch and talc. Intravenous SODIUM EDECRIN* (Ethacrynate Sodium)
is a sterile freeze-dried powder and is supplied in a vial containing:
Ethacrynate sodium equivalent to ethacrynic acid..................50.0 mg
Inactive ingredient:
Mannitol......................62.5 mgLast reviewed on RxList: 7/3/2008




Edecrin Drug Description
EDECRIN®
(ethcynic acid) Tablets
SODIUM EDECRIN®
(ethacrynate sodium) Intravenous


EDECRIN* (Ethacrynic Acid) is a potent diuretic which, if given in excessive
amounts, may lead to profound diuresis with water and electrolyte depletion.
Therefore, careful medical supervision is required, and dose and dose schedule
must be adjusted to the individual patient's needs (see DOSAGE
AND ADMINISTRATION).

DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of ethacrynic acid

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using ethacrynic acid and call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

dry mouth, thirst, nausea, vomiting;
feeling weak, drowsy, restless, or light-headed;
fast or uneven heartbeat;
muscle pain or weakness;
easy bruising or bleeding, unusual weakness;
...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Edecrin »




Ethacrynic acid is an unsaturated ketone derivative of an aryloxyacetic acid. It is designated chemically as [2,3-dichloro-4-(2-methylene-1-oxobutyl)phenoxy] acetic acid, and has a molecular weight of 303.14. Ethacrynic acid is a white, or practically white, crystalline powder, very slightly soluble in water, but soluble in most organic solvents such as alcohols, chloroform, and benzene.
Its empirical formula is C13H12Cl2O4
and its structural formula is:








Ethacrynate sodium, the sodium salt of ethacrynic acid, is soluble in water
at 25°C to the extent of about 7 percent. Solutions of the sodium salt are relatively
stable at about pH 7 at room temperature for short periods, but as the pH or
temperature increases the solutions are less stable. The molecular weight of
ethacrynate sodium is 325.12. Its empirical formula is C13H11Cl2NaO4
and its structural formula is:








EDECRIN is supplied as 25 mg tablets for oral use. The tablets contain the
following inactive ingredients: colloidal silicon dioxide, lactose, magnesium
stearate, starch and talc. Intravenous SODIUM EDECRIN* (Ethacrynate Sodium)
is a sterile freeze-dried powder and is supplied in a vial containing:
Ethacrynate sodium equivalent to ethacrynic acid..................50.0 mg
Inactive ingredient:
Mannitol......................62.5 mgLast reviewed on RxList: 7/3/2008




Edecrin Drug Description
EDECRIN®
(ethcynic acid) Tablets
SODIUM EDECRIN®
(ethacrynate sodium) Intravenous


EDECRIN* (Ethacrynic Acid) is a potent diuretic which, if given in excessive
amounts, may lead to profound diuresis with water and electrolyte depletion.
Therefore, careful medical supervision is required, and dose and dose schedule
must be adjusted to the individual patient's needs (see DOSAGE
AND ADMINISTRATION).

DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of ethacrynic acid

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using ethacrynic acid and call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

dry mouth, thirst, nausea, vomiting;
feeling weak, drowsy, restless, or light-headed;
fast or uneven heartbeat;
muscle pain or weakness;
easy bruising or bleeding, unusual weakness;
...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Edecrin »




Ethacrynic acid is an unsaturated ketone derivative of an aryloxyacetic acid. It is designated chemically as [2,3-dichloro-4-(2-methylene-1-oxobutyl)phenoxy] acetic acid, and has a molecular weight of 303.14. Ethacrynic acid is a white, or practically white, crystalline powder, very slightly soluble in water, but soluble in most organic solvents such as alcohols, chloroform, and benzene.
Its empirical formula is C13H12Cl2O4
and its structural formula is:








Ethacrynate sodium, the sodium salt of ethacrynic acid, is soluble in water
at 25°C to the extent of about 7 percent. Solutions of the sodium salt are relatively
stable at about pH 7 at room temperature for short periods, but as the pH or
temperature increases the solutions are less stable. The molecular weight of
ethacrynate sodium is 325.12. Its empirical formula is C13H11Cl2NaO4
and its structural formula is:








EDECRIN is supplied as 25 mg tablets for oral use. The tablets contain the
following inactive ingredients: colloidal silicon dioxide, lactose, magnesium
stearate, starch and talc. Intravenous SODIUM EDECRIN* (Ethacrynate Sodium)
is a sterile freeze-dried powder and is supplied in a vial containing:
Ethacrynate sodium equivalent to ethacrynic acid..................50.0 mg
Inactive ingredient:
Mannitol......................62.5 mgLast reviewed on RxList: 7/3/2008




Edecrin Drug Description
EDECRIN®
(ethcynic acid) Tablets
SODIUM EDECRIN®
(ethacrynate sodium) Intravenous


EDECRIN* (Ethacrynic Acid) is a potent diuretic which, if given in excessive
amounts, may lead to profound diuresis with water and electrolyte depletion.
Therefore, careful medical supervision is required, and dose and dose schedule
must be adjusted to the individual patient's needs (see DOSAGE
AND ADMINISTRATION).

DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of ethacrynic acid

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using ethacrynic acid and call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

dry mouth, thirst, nausea, vomiting;
feeling weak, drowsy, restless, or light-headed;
fast or uneven heartbeat;
muscle pain or weakness;
easy bruising or bleeding, unusual weakness;
...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Edecrin »




Ethacrynic acid is an unsaturated ketone derivative of an aryloxyacetic acid. It is designated chemically as [2,3-dichloro-4-(2-methylene-1-oxobutyl)phenoxy] acetic acid, and has a molecular weight of 303.14. Ethacrynic acid is a white, or practically white, crystalline powder, very slightly soluble in water, but soluble in most organic solvents such as alcohols, chloroform, and benzene.
Its empirical formula is C13H12Cl2O4
and its structural formula is:








Ethacrynate sodium, the sodium salt of ethacrynic acid, is soluble in water
at 25°C to the extent of about 7 percent. Solutions of the sodium salt are relatively
stable at about pH 7 at room temperature for short periods, but as the pH or
temperature increases the solutions are less stable. The molecular weight of
ethacrynate sodium is 325.12. Its empirical formula is C13H11Cl2NaO4
and its structural formula is:








EDECRIN is supplied as 25 mg tablets for oral use. The tablets contain the
following inactive ingredients: colloidal silicon dioxide, lactose, magnesium
stearate, starch and talc. Intravenous SODIUM EDECRIN* (Ethacrynate Sodium)
is a sterile freeze-dried powder and is supplied in a vial containing:
Ethacrynate sodium equivalent to ethacrynic acid..................50.0 mg
Inactive ingredient:
Mannitol......................62.5 mgLast reviewed on RxList: 7/3/2008




Edecrin Drug Description
EDECRIN®
(ethcynic acid) Tablets
SODIUM EDECRIN®
(ethacrynate sodium) Intravenous


EDECRIN* (Ethacrynic Acid) is a potent diuretic which, if given in excessive
amounts, may lead to profound diuresis with water and electrolyte depletion.
Therefore, careful medical supervision is required, and dose and dose schedule
must be adjusted to the individual patient's needs (see DOSAGE
AND ADMINISTRATION).

DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of ethacrynic acid

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using ethacrynic acid and call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

dry mouth, thirst, nausea, vomiting;
feeling weak, drowsy, restless, or light-headed;
fast or uneven heartbeat;
muscle pain or weakness;
easy bruising or bleeding, unusual weakness;
...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Edecrin »




Ethacrynic acid is an unsaturated ketone derivative of an aryloxyacetic acid. It is designated chemically as [2,3-dichloro-4-(2-methylene-1-oxobutyl)phenoxy] acetic acid, and has a molecular weight of 303.14. Ethacrynic acid is a white, or practically white, crystalline powder, very slightly soluble in water, but soluble in most organic solvents such as alcohols, chloroform, and benzene.
Its empirical formula is C13H12Cl2O4
and its structural formula is:








Ethacrynate sodium, the sodium salt of ethacrynic acid, is soluble in water
at 25°C to the extent of about 7 percent. Solutions of the sodium salt are relatively
stable at about pH 7 at room temperature for short periods, but as the pH or
temperature increases the solutions are less stable. The molecular weight of
ethacrynate sodium is 325.12. Its empirical formula is C13H11Cl2NaO4
and its structural formula is:








EDECRIN is supplied as 25 mg tablets for oral use. The tablets contain the
following inactive ingredients: colloidal silicon dioxide, lactose, magnesium
stearate, starch and talc. Intravenous SODIUM EDECRIN* (Ethacrynate Sodium)
is a sterile freeze-dried powder and is supplied in a vial containing:
Ethacrynate sodium equivalent to ethacrynic acid..................50.0 mg
Inactive ingredient:
Mannitol......................62.5 mgLast reviewed on RxList: 7/3/2008





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ethacrynic acid n. A diuretic compound, C 13 H 12 Cl 2 O 4 , primarily used in the treatment of severe edema ethacrynic acid: Definition from Answers.com


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