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Systematic (IUPAC) name
[(6,7-Dichloro-2-methyl-1-oxo-2-phenyl-2,3-dihydro-1H-inden-5-yl)oxy]acetic acid
CAS Registry Number 56049-88-8
PubChem CID: 42266
ChemSpider 38545
Chemical data
Formula C18H14Cl2O4
Molecular mass 365.21 g/mol

Indacrinone is a loop diuretic. It can be used in patients of gout with hypertension as an antihypertensive because it decreases reabsorption of uric acid,[1] while other diuretics increase it.


  1. ^ Vlasses, P. H.; Rotmensch, H. H.; Swanson, B. N.; Irvin, J. D.; Johnson, C. L.; Ferguson, R. K. (1984). "Indacrinone: Natriuretic and uricosuric effects of various ratios of its enantiomers in healthy men". Pharmacotherapy 4 (5): 272–7. PMID 6504708.  edit