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Metolazone

Also known as Xuret, Zaroxolyn, Mykrox, and Metenix

Metolazone is a thiazide-like diuretic marketed under the brand names Zytanix from Zydus Cadila, Zaroxolyn, and Mykrox. It is primarily used to treat congestive heart failure and high blood pressure. Metolazone indirectly decreases the amount of water reabsorbed into the bloodstream by the kidney, so that blood volume decreases and urine volume increases. This lowers blood pressure and prevents excess fluid accumulation in heart failure. Metolazone is sometimes used together with loop diuretics such as furosemide or bumetanide, but these highly effective combinations can lead to dehydration and electrolyte abnormalities.

Source: Wikipedia

Estimated Total Cost: $22.41 for an average of 28 days supply

What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed metolazone to treat heart failure, cardiomyopathy, peripheral edema, and ischemic heart disease.

What drug interactions are known?

Do not take metolazone if you are taking any of the following:

Critical Interactions

Significant Interactions

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