Zaroxolyn Oral Tablet 10Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Zaroxolyn: Oral tablet (10mg)

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Zaroxolyn 10mg Tab
UCB Pharma Inc
Pill Identification: ZAROXOLYN  |  10
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Zaroxolyn 10mg Tab
UCB Pharma Inc
Pill Identification: ZAROXOLYN  |  10
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Metolazone 10mg Tab
Sandoz Inc. a Novartis Company
Pill Identification: E 56 
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Metolazone 10mg Tab
Upstate Pharma, LLC, a subsidiary of UCB Pharma Inc
Pill Identification: 645  |  10
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Metolazone 10mg Tab
Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Pill Identification: M  |  174

What is this Medicine?

METOLAZONE (me TOLE a zone) is a diuretic. It increases the amount of urine passed, which causes the body to lose salt and water. This medicine is used to treat high blood pressure. It is also reduces the swelling and water retention caused by heart or kidney disease.

In-Depth Information

Zaroxolyn 10mg Tablet

NDC: 530140835
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Hypertension

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Edema, Nephrotic Syndrome, Heart Failure

Zaroxolyn 10mg Tablet
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UCB Pharma Inc
Pill Identification: ZAROXOLYN  |  10
Shape: round
Color: yellow
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UCB Pharma Inc
Pill Identification: ZAROXOLYN  |  10
Shape: round
Color: yellow

Reported Side Effects for Zaroxolyn 10mg Tablet

No White Blood Cells Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Lyell'S Syndrome Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Aplastic Anemia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Stevens-Johnson Syndrome Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Postural Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
High Uric Acid Level Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Zaroxolyn 10mg Tablet

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Zaroxolyn 10mg Tablet(Metolazone)
Alcohol and Thiazide diuretics(Metolazone)
It is best to limit your intake of alcohol while taking this drug. Alcohol can increase the risk for low blood pressure and dizziness. If the blood pressure drops too low, you may feel dizzy or faint, in some cases falls or fainting may occur. Do not drive or operate machinery, or perform other hazardous tasks if you have been taking alcohol with this drug.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
First Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

Second Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

Third Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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