How effective is Edecrin for Water Retention (Fluid retention) ?


Overall ratings: 2.3/5
Long term ratings: 3/5

This is a reivew of how effective Edecrin (ethacrynic acid) is for Water retention and for what kind of people. The study is created by eHealthMe from 4 Edecrin users and is updated continuously.

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How the study uses the data?

The study is based on ethacrynic acid (the active ingredients of Edecrin) and Edecrin (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered.

What is Edecrin?

Edecrin has active ingredients of ethacrynic acid. It is often used in fluid retention. (latest outcomes from Edecrin 247 users)

What is Water retention?

Water retention has been reported by people with primary pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary hypertension, high blood pressure, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 48,289 Water retention patients).

How to use the study?

Patients can bring a copy of the report to their healthcare provider to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood. It is recommended that patients use the information presented as a part of a broader decision-making process.

On Mar, 16, 2019

4 people are studied for taking Edecrin in Water retention

Overall effectiveness (number of people)

Does Edecrin work for your Water retention (overall)?

Long term effectiveness (number of people)

Does Edecrin work for your Water retention (long term)?

Edecrin effectiveness for Water retention (number of people)

  • not at all: 1
  • somewhat: 1
  • moderate: 2
  • high: 0
  • very high: 0
Long Term:
  • not at all: 0
  • somewhat: 0
  • moderate: 1
  • high: 0
  • very high: 0

Gender of people who take Edecrin for Water retention *

  • female: 75 %
  • male: 25 %

Age of people who take Edecrin for Water retention *

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 25 %
  • 50-59: 75 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Who finds Edecrin more effective for Water Retention?

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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