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Etacrynic Acid



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Loop diuretic agent

Chemical Name

Acetic acid, [2,3-dichloro-4-(2-metylene-1-oxobutyl)phenoxy]-

Foreign Names

  • Acidum Etacrynicum (Latin)
  • Etacrynsäure (German)
  • Acide étacrynique (French)
  • Acido etacrinico (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Edecrin
    Invida Australia Pty Ltd, Australia; Valeant, United States; Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Canada
  • Uregyt
    Egis, Georgia; Egis, Lithuania; PannonPharma, Hungary
  • Edecrin Sodium
    Valeant, United States
  • Reomax
    Teva Italia, Italy
  • Sodium Edecrin
    Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Canada


BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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