Edecrin (Ethacrynic Acid)
(℞) Prescription required. May be split. Product of Canada. Shipped from Canada.
To comply with Canadian International Pharmacy Association regulations you are permitted to order a 3-month supply or the closest package size available based on your personal prescription. read more
Ethacrynic Acid Information
(eth a krin' ik)
Before taking ethacrynic acid,
- tell your doctor and pharmacist if you are allergic to ethacrynic acid, any other medications, or any of the ingredients in ethacrynic acid tablets. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for a list of the ingredients.
- tell your doctor and pharmacist what prescription and nonprescription medications, vitamins, nutritional supplements and herbal products you are taking or plan to take. Be sure to mention any of the following: aminoglycoside antibiotics such as amikacin and gentamicin (Garamycin); anticoagulants ('blood thinners') such as warfarin (Coumadin, Jantoven); cephalosporin antibiotics such as cefaclor, cefadroxil, and cephalexin (Keflex); corticosteroids such as dexamethasone, hydrocortisone (Cortef), methylprednisolone (Medrol), prednisolone (Prelone), or prednisone (Rayos); digoxin (Lanoxin), lithium (Lithobid); and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications such as ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin) and naproxen (Aleve). Your doctor may need to change the doses of your medications or monitor you more carefully for side effects.
- tell your doctor if you have kidney disease. Your doctor may tell you not to take ethacrynic acid.
- tell your doctor if you have or have ever had diabetes, gout, or liver disease.
- tell your doctor if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding. If you become pregnant while taking ethacrynic acid, call your doctor.
- talk to your doctor about the risks and benefits of taking ethacrynic acid if you are 65 years of age or older. Older adults should not usually take ethacrynic acid because it is not as safe as other medications that can be used to treat the same condition.
- frequent urination (should not last longer than a few weeks)
- loss of appetite
- stomach pain
- difficulty swallowing
- loss of appetite
- muscle cramps
- severe, watery diarrhea
- loss of hearing
- loss of balance
- ringing or fullness in the ears
- yellowing of the skin or eyes
- unusual bleeding or bruising
- difficulty breathing or swallowing