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Composition FOR METOLAZ 2.5mg tablet

Metolazone(2.5mg)

food interaction for METOLAZ tablet

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It is better to take Metolaz 2.5mg 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 2.5mg 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 2.5mg tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR METOLAZ 2.5mg tablet

    Metolazone(2.5mg)

    Metolaz tablet uses

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

    How metolaz tablet works

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

    Common side effects of metolaz tablet

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

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    Expert advice FOR METOLAZ tablet

    • 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 2.5mg tablet

    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
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    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 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)