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Generic Name
Ethacrynic acid
Trade Name
Edecrin
Risk Category
B
  • Controlled studies done on animals in reproduction do not indicate risk to the fetus.
  • No adequate and well-controlled studies done on pregnant women.
FDA Pregnancy Risk Categories

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Indication
Indication
  • A systemic loop diuretic used for treatment of edema, hypertension and hypercalcemia.
  • Fetal Risk
    Fetal Risk
  • Pregnant women should not use diuretics unless prescribed by a doctor due to their potential hazards.
  • Inadequate human studies.
  • Animal studies revealed no adverse effects.
  • Breast Feeding
    Breast Feeding
  • Unknown excretion into human breast milk.
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