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
Severe 0
Moderate 2
Mild 1
None 5

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Metolazone

Side effect Patients
Dehydration 1
Hypokalemia 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Metolazone

Dosage Patients
2.5 mg m,w,f 1
5 mg m,w,f 1
2.5mg as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Metolazone

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
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
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 1

Stopped taking Metolazone

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 5
Usually 2
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 6
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 3
Not specified 5

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Metolazone after stopping:

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