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Dr. Krishna Kumar
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Mykrox (Overview)

Mykrox is a thiazide agent which is a kind of water pill or diuretic (heart failure drug, cardiovascular drug).


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If taking metolazone, what are effects?

If taking metolazone, what are effects?

Metolazone: Some of the side effects include dizziness, lower BP upon standing up and electrolyte imbalances, which could result in cardiac arrhythmia. ...Read more

Dr. Krishna Kumar
5 doctors shared insights

Mykrox (Overview)

Mykrox is a thiazide agent which is a kind of water pill or diuretic (heart failure drug, cardiovascular drug).


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If taking metolazone, what are effects?

Metolazone: Some of the side effects include dizziness, lower BP upon standing up and electrolyte imbalances, which could result in cardiac arrhythmia. ...Read more

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Can I take metolazone (5mg) in the morning and hydrochlorothiazide (25mg) in the evening together with furosemide (60mg) for stubborn edema?

Can I take metolazone (5mg) in the morning and hydrochlorothiazide (25mg) in the evening together with furosemide (60mg) for stubborn edema?

No: They are drugs of the same class and there's no benefit in taking both. You list nephrotic syndrome. You will likely need a higher dose of lasix. I would start by trying 60 mg twice day (with supervision! as it is dangerous to do this on your own!). Alternatively, change lasix to torsemide which is more potent. ...Read more

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Is metolazone for kidneys or high blood pressure?

Is metolazone for kidneys or high blood pressure?

See below: Metolazone is a weak diuretic or "water pill" or more correctly eliminates salt from your body.Salt retention by kidneys can cause high blood presssure.This medication works best with Furosemide or Lasix and needs to be given in combination. Care should be exercised for electrolyte disturbances while taking this medication alone or in combination. ...Read more

Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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Metolazone (Definition)

Metolazone is a thiazide agent which is a kind of water pill or diuretic (heart ...Read more