What is Zaroxolyn prescribed for?

What is Zaroxolyn prescribed for?

This drug is used to treat high blood pressure. Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent strokes, heart attacks, and kidney problems. This medication also reduces swelling/fluid retention (edema) which can result from conditions such as congestive heart failure or kidney disease.

What is generic for Zaroxolyn?

Metolazone (Zaroxolyn) is a thiazide-like diuretic (water pill) which works in the kidney to get rid of extra fluid from your body to lower swelling and blood pressure.

What’s the generic name for Plavix?

Clopidogrel bisulfate (Plavix) is an anti-platelet drug, that is, a drug that inhibits the ability of platelets to clump together as part of a blood clot.

What is the difference between Lasix and zaroxolyn?

Lasix works by blocking the absorption of salt and water from the filtered fluid in the kidney tubules, causing a marked increase in urine output (diuresis). Zaroxolyn is a diuretic (“water pill”) used in the treatment of high blood pressure and fluid accumulation.

Why is zaroxolyn given before Lasix?

In patients resistant to loop diuretics, metolazone should be given one hour before the regular morning dose of furosemide. Older patients are more likely to have decreased renal function, thus care should be taken in dose selection and renal function should be monitored.

Can Lasix and zaroxolyn be given together?

You may need dose adjustments or special tests in order to safely take both medications together. This combination may lower levels of certain minerals in your body such as potassium, magnesium, and sodium.

What is the difference between aspirin and Plavix?

Aspirin and Plavix belong to different drug classes. Aspirin is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) and Plavix is an antiplatelet agent.

What kind of chemotherapy is given with Xelox?

This page contains brief information about the drug combination called XELOX. The drugs in the combination are listed, and links to individual drug summaries are included. Chemotherapy is often given as a combination of drugs.

What’s the generic name for the drug Zaroxolyn?

Zaroxolyn Generic name: metolazone (me TOL a zone)

How often do you need to take Zaroxolyn orally?

How to use Zaroxolyn. Take this medication by mouth with or without food, usually once daily, or as directed by your doctor. The dosage is based on your medical condition and response to therapy.

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