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Metozide 2.5mg Tablet

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Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Metozide 2.5mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Metozide 2.5mg Tablet

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₹22.5/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Metozide Tablet

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Uses of Metozide Tablet

Metozide 2.5mg Tablet is used in high blood pressure and oedema. It treats oedema (fluid overload) associated with heart, liver, kidney or lung disease.
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Metozide Tablet side effects

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

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How to use Metozide 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. Metozide 2.5mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Metozide Tablet works

Metozide 2.5mg Tablet is a thiazide diuretic. It lowers blood pressure and fluid retention in edema by removing the extra water and certain electrolytes from the body. Over time it also works by relaxing blood vessels and improving blood flow.

In Depth Information on Metozide Tablet

Expert advice for Metozide Tablet

  • Metozide helps lower blood pressure and also removes excess water from your body.
  • Take it in the morning with breakfast to avoid getting up at night to urinate.
  • May cause dizziness in the initial days of treatment.
  • Monitor your blood pressure after starting Metozide, and notify your doctor if it hasn't gone down.
  • Notify your doctor if you experience dizziness, tiredness, or muscle weakness that doesn't go away.
  • Requires routine blood tests to monitor your kidney function.
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Metozide Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Metozide Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
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.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Metozide 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.
Lactation
Metozide 2.5mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
As Metozide 2.5mg Tablet may cause drowsiness, dizziness, blurred vision, or lightheadedness and this may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Metozide 2.5mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Metozide 2.5mg Tablet is recommended.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Metozide 2.5mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Metozide Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Metozide 2.5mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Metozide Tablet

Frequently asked questions about 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.
Q. Can I use Metozide with Torasemide?
Both Metozide and Torasemide are diuretics and both can lower the blood potassium levels (hypokalemia). When given together, hypokalemia can be severe, causing muscle pains or cramps, loss of appetite, weakness, dizziness, or confusion. Inform your doctor if you have these symptoms and you are taking both the drugs. Take foods rich in potassium like orange or other citrus fruit juices or take a potassium supplement.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Metozide with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Metozide with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: S-Amcard, Esam, Big Dvr
Metozide with Teneligliptin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Teneligliptin: Teneza, Tenepure, Eternex T, Tenuvia, Zita Plus, Tiban, Jaril, Dynaglipt, Tenglyn, Tglip, Tenepride
Metozide with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Caritec
Metozide with Tolbutamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Rastinon
Metozide with Lercanidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lercanidipine: Lotensyl, Lervasc
Metozide with Nateglinide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nateglinide: Natiz, Glinate
Metozide with Insulin Lispro
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Insulin Lispro: Humalog
Metozide with Acarbose
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Acarbose: Disorb, Gludase, AC Z, Glubose, K Carb, Glucar, Glucarb, Glucobay, Rebose, Karbocheck, Acarex, Lysibay
Metozide with Nimodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nimodipine: Nimpod, Nimocer, Vasotop, Nimodec
Metozide with Triamcinolone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Triamcinolone: Trilon, Stancort, Tricort, Triroid, Acort, Pericort, Comcort
Metozide with Rosiglitazone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rosiglitazone: Rezult, Windia, Rosicon
Metozide with Sitagliptin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sitagliptin: Januvia, Istavel, Zita
Metozide with Glibenclamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Glibenclamide: D Con, Semi Daonil, Daonil, Semi-Euglucon, Aviglen, Glybovin, Gliconil, Diabetnil, Getrol
Metozide with Saroglitazar
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Saroglitazar: Lipaglyn
Metozide with Insulin Glulisine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Insulin Glulisine: Apidra
Metozide with Nifedipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nifedipine: Calnif, Depicor, Calbloc, Calcigard, Nicardia, Nepin, Nefidipine, Cardipin, Depin, Nifelat, Nifedine, Nifidip, NF
Metozide with Repaglinide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Repaglinide: Page, Repage, Eurepa, Rapilin
Metozide with Glipizide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Glipizide: Glyson, Lipi, Glynase, Glytop, Glucotrol, Glez, Diacon, Glibetic, Glyzip, Aviglip
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