Edecrin Oral Tablet 25Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Edecrin: Oral tablet (25mg)

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Edecrin 25mg Tab
Valeant Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: EDECRIN  |  VRX 205
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Edecrin 25mg Tab
Valeant Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: EDECRIN  |  MSD 65
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Edecrin 25mg Tab
Valeant Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: EDECRIN  |  MSD 65

What is this Medicine?

ETHACRYNIC ACID (eth a KRIN ik AS id) is a diuretic. It helps you make more urine and to lose salt and excess water for your body. This medicine is used to treat edema, heart failure, or water retention.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Edecrin: Oral tablet(25mg)
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Edecrin 25mg Tablet

NDC: 250100215
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Ascites, Edema, Lymphedema, Heart Failure, Nephrotic Syndrome

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Hypertension

Storage Information
Store at 77 degrees F; excursions permitted to 59-86 degrees F
Edecrin 25mg Tablet
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Valeant Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: EDECRIN  |  VRX 205
Shape: oblong
Color: white

Reported Side Effects for Edecrin 25mg Tablet

Yellow Skin Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Inflamed Pancreas Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Elevated Hepatic Enzymes Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Low White Blood Cells Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Platelet Count Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
No White Blood Cells Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Edecrin 25mg Tablet

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Edecrin 25mg Tablet(Ethacrynic Acid)
Alcohol and Loop diuretics(Ethacrynic Acid)
Although an interaction is possible, Ethanol (alchohol) and Loop Diuretics (examples: Bumetanide, Furosemide, Torsemide) may be used together. Ethanol or alchohol-containing beverages may increase the effects of Loop Diuretics on your blood pressure. If the blood pressure drops too low, you may become dizzy or feel faint. To limit this interaction, avoid alcohol-containing beverages and do not stand or sit up too quickly. Contact your prescriber if you have dizziness which does not go away.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

SECOND Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

THIRD Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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