Par Approved for Generic Sodium Edecrin

Par Pharmaceuticals announced that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Ethacrynate Sodium for Injection, the first generic version of Aton Pharma’s Sodium Edecrin

Sodium Edecrin is loop diuretic indicated for treatment of edema when an agent with greater diuretic potential than those commonly employed is required, such as in acute pulmonary edema, when gastrointestinal absorption is impaired, or when oral medication is not practicable.

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Par Pharmaceuticals has begun shipping Ethacrynate Sodium for Injection, which is packaged in cartons of one 50mg single-dose vial.

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