Ticrynafen

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ticrynafen

(Science: chemical) 2,3-dichloro-4-(2-thienylcarbonyl)phenoxyacetic acid. A novel diuretic with uricosuric action. It has been proposed as an antihypertensive agent.

Pharmacological action: antihypertensive agents, diuretics, uricosuric agents.

Chemical name: Acetic acid, (2,3-dichloro-4-(2-thienylcarbonyl)phenoxy)-