Zaroxolyn (Metolazone) for Heart Disease | MyHeartDiseaseTeam

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Zaroxolyn is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat hypertension and edema associated with congestive heart failure. Zaroxolyn may be referred to by its drug name, Metolazone.

Zaroxolyn is a diuretic. Diuretics, also known as water pills, are believed to work by ridding your body of sodium and water through urination.

How do I take it?
Prescribing information states that Zaroxolyn is generally taken once daily.

Zaroxolyn comes in tablet form.

Side effects
The FDA-approved label for Zaroxolyn lists common side effects including headache, dizziness, fatigue, chest pain, muscle cramps, joint pain or swelling, abdominal pain, diarrhea, and constipation.

Rare but serious side effects listed for Zaroxolyn include severe electrolyte imbalance, gout, and anaphylactic reactions.

For more details about this treatment, visit:
Metolazone – Mylan

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