Metolactone 2.5 mg/50 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Metolactone 2.5 mg/50 mg Tablet

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Uses of Metolactone Tablet

Metolactone 2.5 mg/50 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of hypertension and oedema.
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Side effects of Metolactone Tablet

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Diarrhoea, Stomach upset, Glucose intolerance, Breast enlargement in male, Irregular menstrual cycles, Increased blood lipid level, Increased uric acid level in blood, Electrolyte imbalance, Impotence.

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How to use Metolactone Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Metolactone 2.5 mg/50 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Metolactone 2.5 mg/50 mg Tablet works

Metolactone 2.5 mg/50 mg Tablet is a combination of two diuretics: Metolazone and spironolactone which reduce edema (swelling). They work by removing extra water and certain electrolytes from the body through urine. Over time, metolazone also relaxes blood vessels but causes potassium loss. Spironolactone is added as it conserves potassium, thereby balancing its levels in the body.

In Depth Information on Metolactone 2.5 mg/50 mg Tablet

Metolactone Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Metolactone Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Spironolactone and alcohol may have additive effects in lowe
ring your blood pressure. You may experience headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and/or changes in pulse or heart rate.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Metolactone 2.5 mg/50 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Metolactone 2.5 mg/50 mg Tablet is probably safe to use duri
ng lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

As Metolactone 2.5 mg/50 mg Tablet may cause drowsiness, dizziness, blurred vision, or lightheadedness and this may affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Metolactone 2.5 mg/50 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Metolactone 2.5 mg/50 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Metolactone 2.5 mg/50 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Metolac
tone 2.5 mg/50 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

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Substitutes for Metolactone

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