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Side effect(s) of Ethacridine

Read the side effects of Ethacridine as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Skin:Itching, burning

Heart: Increased heart rate

Gastrointestinal: Nausea and vomiting

Others: Failure of abortion

Other Precautions :  Use with caution in a patient with heart disease
Use with caution in women who have undergone previous surgery on the uterus or the cervix

Drug Name : Ethacridine

Ethacridine generic Ethacridine is used for second-trimester abortion between the thirteenth and the twentieth week of gestation. The abortion usually occurs between 20 and 40 hours after instillation of the drug. It is sometimes combined with a prostaglandin or oxytocin for a quicker effect. It is also used locally as an antiseptic on open or infected wounds.
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