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Ethacrynic Acid MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Ethacrynic Acid
Tree Number(s)
D02.241.081.018.386.682.300
D02.241.511.316.682.200
Unique ID
D004976
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004976
Scope Note
A compound that inhibits symport of sodium, potassium, and chloride primarily in the ascending limb of Henle, but also in the proximal and distal tubules. This pharmacological action results in excretion of these ions, increased urinary output, and reduction in extracellular fluid. This compound has been classified as a loop or high ceiling diuretic.
Entry Term(s)
Edecrin
Etacrynic Acid
Ethacrinic Acid
Ethacrynate Sodium
Ethacrynic Acid, Sodium Salt
Hydromedin
Pharm Action
Diuretics
Enzyme Inhibitors
Registry Number
M5DP350VZV
Related Numbers
58-54-8
6500-81-8
K41MYV7MPM
CAS Type 1 Name
Acetic acid, (2,3-dichloro-4-(2-methylene-1-oxobutyl)phenoxy)-
Public MeSH Note
66
History Note
66(63)
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Ethacrynic Acid Preferred
Hydromedin Narrower
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