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
Side effects of Merozolyn
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
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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