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METOLAZ 2.5 MG TABLET

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Composition FOR METOLAZ

Metolazone(2.5 mg)

food interaction for METOLAZ

alcohol interaction for METOLAZ

pregnancy interaction for METOLAZ

lactation interaction for METOLAZ

medicine interaction for METOLAZ

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alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
medicine
It is better to take Metolaz 2.5 mg tablet with food.
Taking Metolazone with alcohol may have additive effects in lowering your blood pressure. You may experience headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and/or changes in pulse or heart rate.
UNSAFE
Metolaz 2.5 mg tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
PROBABLY SAFE
Metolaz 2.5 mg tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION FOR METOLAZ

Metolazone(2.5 mg)

Uses

Metolaz 2.5 mg tablet is used in fluid retention (edema), heart failure, increased blood pressure and kidney stone

How it works

Metolaz 2.5 mg tablet lowers blood pressure and swelling by removing the extra water and electrolytes from the body.

Common side effects

Headache, Nausea, Increased blood uric acid, Decreased potassium level in blood, Glucose intolerance, Altered blood lipids

SUBSTITUTES FOR METOLAZ

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    Rs. 5/tablet
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Expert advice FOR METOLAZ

  • Do not take metolazone tablets, if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to sulfa drugs, thiazides, any other medications, metolazone or any of the other ingredients of metolazone tablet.
  • Do not take metolazone, if you are unable to urinate; if you have precoma or are in a coma caused by severe liver disease; if you have kidney or liver problem.
  • Avoid using metolazone, if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Consult your doctor, if you have or ever had diabetes, gout, low blood sodium or potassium levels, systemic lupus erythematosus.
  • Avoid prolonged exposure to sunlight.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery after taking metolazone.

Frequently asked questions FOR METOLAZ

Metolazone

Q. Is metolazone potassium sparing diuretic/ loop diuretic/ beta blocker/ steroid/narcotic?
Metolazone belongs to the group of medicines called quinazoline and thiazide-like diuretic and it is not potassium sparing diuretic/ loop diuretic/ beta blocker/ steroid/narcotic

Q. Is metolazone discontinued?
No, metolazone is not discontinued

Q. Is metolazone stronger than Lasix?
Metolazone and furosemide (Lasix) belongs to same category of drugs (diuretics), but their effect may vary upon individual response

Q. Can you take metolazone with Lasix?
Metolazone and furosemide (Lasix) may sometimes be prescribed, but these combinations can lead to dehydration and electrolyte abnormalities. Always consult your physician for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required

Q. Does metolazone contain sulfa?
Yes, it contains sulfa. Chemically it is called as 7-chloro-2-methyl-4-oxo-3-o-tolyl-1, 2, 3, 4-tetrahydroquinazoline-6-sulfonamide

Q. Does metolazone get you high/ deplete potassium?
Metolazone causing the above side effects is uncommon or rare. However consult your doctor if you experience any of these side effects

Q. Does metolazone appear in breast milk?
Yes, metolazone gets excreted in breast milk. Patient should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use

Q. How long does metolazone take to work?
It depends upon disease condition and lot of other factors. Patient should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.

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Content on this page was last updated on 12 January, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)