What is Metolazone?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Zaroxolyn Mykrox

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Metolazone is a diuretic that is used in the management of mild to moderate hypertension; treatment of edema in congestive heart failure and nephrotic syndrome, impaired renal function.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 2
Mild 1
None 7

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Metolazone

Side effect Patients Percentage
Dehydration 1
Hypokalemia 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Metolazone

Dosage Patients Percentage
5 mg m,w,f 1
5 mg every other day 1
5 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Metolazone

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Course of treatment ended 1
Did not seem to work 1
Doctor's advice 1
Other 1
See all 3 patients who've stopped taking Metolazone

Duration

Currently taking Metolazone

Duration Patients Percentage
2 - 5 years 2
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped taking Metolazone

Duration Patients Percentage
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 6
Usually 2
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 8
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 4
Not specified 6

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Metolazone after stopping:

Treatment Patients Percentage
Furosemide (Lasix) 1
Triamterene-Hydrochlorothiazide (Maxzide) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Metolazone.