Peter H. Jones - Lake Forest IL
Dilbagh S. Bariana - Montreal CA
Anthony K. L. Fung - Pierrefonds CA
Yvonne C. Martin - Waukegan IL
Jaroslav Kyncl - Lake Bluff IL
Amrit Lall - Libertyville IL
Abbott Laboratories - North Chicago IL
This invention provides 4-aroyl substituted phenoxy acetic acids and tetrazoles of the formula ##STR1## wherein R is a phenyl ring, a substituted phenyl ring, or naphthyl; R. sub. 1 is --CH. sub. 2 COOH or methyl tetrazole, and X. sub. 1 and X. sub. 2 are each a halogen or loweralkyl, or when taken together form with the two attached carbons a phenyl ring.
These compounds are useful as antihypertensive agents, diuretics and uricosuric agents.