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It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Merozolyn.
Merozolyn is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, the... View More
Merozolyn is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Merozolyn may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive. As Merozolyn may cause drowsiness, dizziness, blurred vision, or lightheadedn... View More
Merozolyn is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Merozolyn is recommended.
There is limited information available on the use of Merozolyn in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Merozolyn is a type of diuretic (water pill) medicine. This medicine reduces excess fluid levels in the body and is used to treat edema (fluid overload)... View More
Uses of Merozolyn
- Hypertension (high blood pressure)
Side effects of Merozolyn
- Increased blood uric acid
- Decreased potassium level in blood
- Glucose intolerance
- Altered blood lipid level
How to use Merozolyn
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Merozolyn is to be taken w... View More
How Merozolyn works
Merozolyn is a thiazide diuretic. It lowers blood pressure and fluid retention in edema by removing the extra water and certain electrolytes from the bo... View More
What if you forget to take Merozolyn?
If you miss a dose of Merozolyn, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your... View More
- Take it in the morning with breakfast to avoid getting up at night to urinate.
- It makes you feel dizzy. Avoid driving and attention requiring activity until you know how it affects you.
- Avoid alcohol intake while taking Merozolyn as it may increase the dizziness.
- It may cause a sudden drop of sodium level in blood. Avoid low sodium diet while you are taking this medication.
- Monitor your blood pressure after starting Merozolyn, and notify your doctor if it does not lower down.
- Notify your doctor if you experience dizziness, tiredness, or muscle weakness that does not go away.
- Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.
Should be taken with food. Take after breakfast.
Oral Hypertension Adult: Initially, 1.25 mg daily, adjusted after 3-4 wk according to response. Usual dose: 2.5-5 mg daily, either alone or with other... View More
Oedema 0.2-0.4 mg/kg/day PO in single daily dose or divided q12hr
Renal impairment: Not necessary to supplement dose in hemodialysis or peritoneal dialysis
Anuria; hepatic coma or pre-coma. Pregnancy.
Mode of Action
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Pre-diabetes or DM; gout; SLE; hepatic and renal impairment; hypercholesterolaemia. Correct electrolyte disturbances prior to therapy. Risk of cross-sen... View More
Chest pain, palpitation, necrotising angiitis, orthostatic hypotension, syncope, venous thrombosis, vertigo, volume depletion; depression, dizziness, ch... View More
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