Metadure 2.5mg Tablet

Medically reviewed by Dr. Swaroop Choudhari | Written By Kunal V Kumar

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 3:52 am

Metadure 2.5mg Tablet

Uses of Metadure 2.5mg Tablet

Metadure 2.5mg Tablet is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Edema in HF or Renal Disease, Hypertension

Side effects of Metadure 2.5mg Tablet

The most common side effects of Metadure 2.5mg Tablet are – Dizziness, Headache, Fatigue, Vertigo, Nausea, Epigastric Distress, Weakness, Restlessness, Drowsiness, Anxiety, Depression, Nervousness, Chest Pain Vomiting, Blurred Vision, Abdominal Pain, Diarrhea, Constipation, Dry Mouth

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Metadure 2.5mg Tablet

Do not use Metadure 2.5mg Tablet if you are allergic to – Metolazone

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Metadure 2.5mg Tablet.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Metadure 2.5mg Tablet works

Metadure 2.5mg Tablet contains – Metolazone

Metolazone increases sodium and water excretion by inhibiting sodium reabsorption in ascending loop of Henle.

Dosage of Metadure 2.5mg Tablet

The dosage of Metadure 2.5mg Tablet depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Metadure 2.5mg Tablet

If you forget to take a dose of Metadure 2.5mg Tablet, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

Precautions & Warnings

Alcohol

Information will be added soon.

Pregnancy

Information will be added soon.

Breastfeeding

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Driving

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Kidney

Information will be added soon.

Liver

Information will be added soon.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.

Zytanix 2.5mg Tablet  ( Zydus Cadila )

117.50  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Lazon 2.5mg Tablet  ( United Biotech Pvt. Ltd. )

66.35  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Interaction

Drug :- Amphotericin B, corticosteroids: May increase risk of hypokalemia. Monitor potassium level closely.

Anticoagulants: May decrease anticoagulant response. Monitor PT and INR.

Antidiabetics: May alter glucose level and require dosage adjustment of antidiabetics. Monitor glucose level.

Barbiturates, opioids: May increase orthostatic hypotensive effect. Monitor patient closely.

Bumetanide, ethacrynic acid, furosemide, torsemide: May cause excessive diuretic response, causing serious electrolyte abnormalities or dehydration. Adjust doses carefully, and monitor patient closely for signs and symptoms of excessive diuretic response.

Lithium: May decrease lithium clearance, increasing risk of lithium toxicity. Monitor lithium level.

NSAIDs: May increase risk of renal failure. May decrease diuretic and antihypertensive effects. Monitor renal function and BP.

Other antihypertensives: May have additive effects. Use together cautiously.

Herb :- Licorice: May cause hypokalemia. Discourage use together.

About Reviewer

Dr. Swaroop Y Choudhari is an MBBS, MD in General Medicine. The doctor holds an experience of 8 years, and has extensive knowledge in his respective field of medicine.

About Author

Kunal is a registered pharmacist with RGUHS with over 11 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.

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