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Drug information on Diurem (5 mg) (Metolazone) from Cipla Limited

Diurem (5 mg)

Cipla Limited
Generic : Metolazone
10 Tablets
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Drug Name : Metolazone

Metolazone(Zaroxolyn) generic Diurem (5 mg) is a quinazoline diuretic, prescribed for high blood pressure. It helps the kidneys to ged rid of unwanted water and salt from the body into the urine.
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Medical Condition(s) for which Diurem (5 mg) may be prescribed

Side effects of Diurem (5 mg)

   Heart : Cold extremities, swelling, low blood pressure and palpitations.

   Central Nervous System : Anxiety, depression, dry mouth, impotence, nervousness, weakness and “weird” feeling.

   Skin : Itching, rash and skin dryness.

   Eyes, Ears, Nose, Throat : Cough, nose bleed, eye itching, sinus congestion, sore throat and ringing in the ears.

   Gastrointestinal : Abdominal discomfort (pain, bloating), bitter taste, constipation, diarrhea, nausea and vomiting.

   Genitourinary : Night-time urination.

   Musculoskeletal : Back pain.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

PO- Adults- The recommended dose range is 2.5 – 10 mg/day.

How to use Diurem (5 mg)?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with food.

When is Diurem (5 mg) not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with anuria (absence of urination), liver damage, and hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Diurem (5 mg)

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of lupus, kidney or liver disease, low blood mineral levels, gout, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• It may cause drowsiness, dizziness, blurred vision or lightheadedness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

• Avoid alcohol consumption.

• Avoid exposure to sunlight.

• Monitor liver function, kidney function, and complete blood cell counts regularly while taking this medication.

Other Precautions for Diurem (5 mg)

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Diurem (5 mg)

Store it at controlled room temperature (25°C).

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