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Side Effects of Ethacrynic Acid

Serious Side Effects of Ethacrynic Acid

Some side effects with ethacrynic acid are potentially serious and should be reported immediately to your healthcare provider. These include but are not limited to:
 
  • Dizziness, lightheadedness, or fainting spells
 
 
  • Confusion, disorientation, or other mental problems
 
  • Signs of dehydration or low electrolytes, such as:
 
    • Dry mouth
    • Thirst
    • Weakness
    • Lethargy
    • Drowsiness
    • Restlessness
    • Muscle pain or muscle cramps
    • Low blood pressure (hypotension)
    • Decreased urination
    • Rapid heart rate (tachycardia) or irregular heart rhythm (arrhythmia)
    • Nausea or vomiting
 
  • Yellowing of the skin or the whites of the eyes
 
  • Ringing in the ears (tinnitus) or hearing problems
 
  • Worsening of gout
 
  • High blood sugar (hyperglycemia) or low blood sugar (hypoglycemia)
 
 
  • Signs of an allergic reaction, including:
 
    • Unexplained rash
    • Hives
    • Itching
    • Unexplained swelling
    • Wheezing
    • Difficulty breathing or swallowing.
 
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