ethacrynic acid

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eth·a·cryn·ic acid

A compound, C13H12Cl2O4, used as a diuretic primarily to treat severe edema.

[eth(yl) + acry(lic) + (phe)n(yl) + -ic.]
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Noun1.ethacrynic acid - diuretic (trade name Edecrin) used to treat edema
diuretic, diuretic drug, water pill - any substance that tends to increase the flow of urine, which causes the body to get rid of excess water
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Gap junctions in the stria vascularis and effects of ethacrynic acid. Hear Res 1984; 13: 189-200.
The acute effects of furosemide, ethacrynic acid and chlorothiazide on the renal tubular handling of uric acid in the chicken.
It has been reported that a GST inhibitor (ethacrynic acid, EA) combined with alkylating agents (Chl and thiotepa) for the treatment of tumor showed some success [91].
The most recognized CLIC1 inhibitor is IAA-94, known as a glutathione transferase (GST) binding molecule [16], and based on ethacrynic acid. Similarly, it is not entirely surprising that the CLICs are members of the GST superfamily.
Enzymatic assays with 1-Chloro 2,4-dinitrobenzene (CDNB), ethacrynic acid (EA), sulfobromophthalein (BSP), p-nitrobenzyl chloride (NBC), trans-4-phenyl-3-buten-2-one (PBO) [16], and 3,4-Dichloronitrobenzene (DCNB) [17] were determined according to protocols described in the respective articles.
The xenobiotic compounds used for the inhibition bioassays were: bromosulfalein (Dow AgroSciences LLC, Indiana, USA), ethacrynic acid, 97% diethyl maleate, 97% tetraethylthiuram disulfide, and 94% curcumin (all from Sigma, St.
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He was prescribed furosemide for less-than-expected urine output despite having received several doses of ethacrynic acid (Edecrin).
For patients who are allergic to sulfa-containing diuretics, doctors sometimes prescribe triamterene, spironolactone, amiloride, or ethacrynic acid. These diuretic medications do not contain sulfa.