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Precautions and Warnings With Ethacrynic Acid

Who Should Not Take Ethacrynic Acid?

You should not take ethacrynic acid if you:
 
  • Are allergic to ethacrynic acid, Edecrin, or any inactive component used to make the medication. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of inactive ingredients.
     
  • Experience severe, watery diarrhea while taking it.
     
  • Experience worsening of kidney function while taking it.
     
  • Are producing very little urine (oliguria) or no urine at all (anuria).
     
Also, ethacrynic acid should not be used in infants.
 

Precautions and Warnings With Ethacrynic Acid: Final Thoughts

There are a number of situations in which ethacrynic acid should not be taken, as well as several warnings and precautions people should be aware of before starting the medication. However, it is possible that not all of the precautions and warnings with ethacrynic acid were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the specific warnings and precautions that may apply to you.
 
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