ethacrynate sodium/ethacrynic acid

ethacrynate sodium/ethacrynic acid

(eth´əkrin´āt),
n brand name: Edecrin Sodium;
drug class: loop diuretic;
action: acts on loop of Henle by increasing excretion of chloride, sodium;
uses: pulmonary edema, edema in congestive heart failure, liver disease, nephrotic syndrome, ascites, hypertension.