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|Manufacturer||Zydus Cadilla, India|
About the drug:
The drug is a quinazoline diuretic which is prescribed mainly for treating high blood pressure. The main ingredient of the drug is Metolazone.
Uses of the drug:
The medicine is used to treat edema i.e fluid retention and swelling due to kidney disease and heart failure. It is either used alone or in combination with other medicine to treat high blood pressure.
Working of the drug:
It works by helping the kidneys to get rid of unwanted salt and water from the body into the urin.
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Dosage form and strengths:
The drug is available in the form of Tablets under the following brand name and strength on our website:
- Zytanix 2.5 mg
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Before you take the drug:
Do not take the drug if you are:
- Pregnant or planning to be pregnant
- Are breast feeding your baby
Are allergic to the main ingredient Metolazone or any other ingredient of the drug.
Tell your doctor if you:
- Have lupus
- Have kidney disease
- Have liver disease
- Have low blood mineral levels
- Have any allergy
- Have gout
How much to take the drug?
The recommended dose will be fixed by your doctor after examining you thoroughly. Usually the dose that is suggested range between 2.5 – 10 mg/day.
How to take the drug?
The medicine is in tablet form and it is to be taken by mouth with the help of a glass of water.
For how long to take it?
The medicine should be taken for the prescribed period of time. You should consult your doctor in case you are facing any discomfort and want to stop the medicine midway.
Excess dosage should be avoided at any cost as that may lead to several side effects. In case of overdose of the medicine you must consult your doctor immediately. Overdose symptoms may include weakness, nausea, dizziness, muscle pain, weakness, dry mouth, fainting and so on.
Missed dose should be taken as soon as you remember. However, do not double dose to compensate for the missed dose.
Side effects of the drug:
Some of the common side effects of the medicine include:
- Low blood pressure
- Skin dryness
- Rash and skin dryness
- Night time urination
- Nose bleed
- Sore throat
- Ringing in the ears
- Eye itching
- Back pain
- Dry mouth
- Sinus congestion
This is not the complete list of side effects that may happen. There may be other side effects as well. If the side effects persist for long then you must consult your doctor at the earliest.
Common drug interactions:
It is essential to keep a list of medicine that you are taking currently and share it with your doctor so that he can check for any drug interaction. Drug interaction affects the working of the medicine to a large extent. Some of the drugs which affect the working of the medicine Zytanix are Bumetanide, Cyclosporin A, Captopril, Frusemide or Furosemide. This is not a complete list of medicine that may interact. There may be other medicines too.
Things to remember:
- It is advisable not to drink alcohol when you are taking the medicine.
- Exposure to sun should be avoided. One must apply sunscreen and wear protective clothes when out on sun.
- Kidney function test, liver function test and blood cell counts should be conducted at regular intervals when taking the medicine.
- The medicine should be stored at a controlled room temperature away from heat, light and moisture and children.
- The medicine should be taken only for the purpose for which it has been stated and not for any other purpose.
- You must not share the medicine with any one even if the person is suffering from the same symptoms.