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Formulation : Tablet

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No Generic Alternative Available

No generic alternative is available for this drug.

What is Zaroxolyn /Metolazone used for?

Zaroxolyn helps treat high blood pressure also known as hypertension and may also aid in the prevention of fluid retention in people with congestive heart failure, or a kidney disorder.

How should Zaroxolyn /Metolazone be stored?

Keep at room temperature and protect from heat, light and moisture.

General information

This medication should only be used by prescribed patient, do not give it to other people. The information provided is advisory only and does not contain all information pertaining to this medication. Talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider for question about this medication.

How should I take Zaroxolyn/Metolazone ?

Always follow your doctor’s directions when taking this medication. Take the exact dosage your doctor prescribes for you and never take more or less medicine than your doctor has recommended. If you require surgery while taking Zaroxolyn, tell your surgeon you are on this medication beforehand.

When should Zaroxolyn /Metolazone not be taken?

Avoid the use of Zaroxolyn if you are allergic to Metolazone, or if you suffer from severe liver disease or you are unable to urinate.

What precautions should I follow when taking Zaroxolyn /Metolazone ?

Make your doctor aware of any conditions you may have especially: kidney disease; liver disease; gout; diabetes; or an allergy to sulfa drugs. Although Zaroxolyn is not expected to harm an unborn baby tell your doctor if you are pregnant, may become pregnant, or are breast-feeding, as Zaroxolyn can pass into the breast milk and may harm a nursing child.

What special warning(s) should I be aware of when taking Zaroxolyn /Metolazone ?

Avoid the consumption of any alcohol as this may increase the risk of developing side effects. Avoid using any other medication that makes you light-headed. Try to avoid becoming overheated or dehydrated, especially during exercise or hot weather.

When should Zaroxolyn /Metolazone not be taken?

Serious side effects may include: allergic reaction; dry mouth, thirst, nausea, vomiting; feeling weak, drowsy, restless, or light-headed; fast or uneven heartbeat; muscle pain or weakness; chest pain; urinating less than usual or not at all; or numbness

Less severe side effects may include: dizziness; headache; joint pain; a red, blistering, peeling skin rash; or blurred vision.

Other: None.