Ethacrynic Acid
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Ethacrynic Acid?

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• This medicine is used to get rid of extra fluid.

• This medicine is used to improve a weakened heart.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you have kidney disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Limit alcohol intake (includes wine, beer, and liquor).

• You may need potassium supplements. Talk with healthcare provider.

• You can get sunburned more easily. Avoid sun, sunlamps, and tanning beds. Use sunscreen; wear protective clothing and eyewear.

• Limit alcohol intake (includes wine, beer, and liquor).

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Low potassium level. Signs include feeling tired, weak, numbness, or tingling; muscle cramps; constipation; vomiting; or fast...

 
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