ethacrynic acid

(redirected from Ethacrynate sodium)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.
Related to Ethacrynate sodium: Edecrin

ethacrynic acid

 [eth″ah-krin´ik]
a loop diuretic used orally in the treatment of edema, including that associated with congestive heart failure or hepatic or renal disease, ascites, and hypertension.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

eth·a·cryn·ic ac·id

(eth'ă-krin'ik as'id),
An unsaturated ketone derivative of aryloxyacetic acid; a potent loop diuretic and a weak antihypertensive;
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

ethacrynic acid

(ĕth′ə-krĭn′ĭk)
n.
A compound, C13H12Cl2O4, used as a diuretic primarily to treat severe edema.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

ethacrynic acid

Etacrynic acid, a LOOP DIURETIC drug. A drug that acts on the tubules in the kidneys to interfere with the reabsorption of water and thus greatly increase the output of urine. A brand name is Edecrin.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

eth·a·cryn·ic ac·id

(eth'ă-krin'ik as'id)
Unsaturated ketone derivative of aryloxyacetic acid; a potent loop diuretic and a weak antihypertensive;
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012