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Zaroxolyn is commonly prescribed to treat high blood pressure and fluid retention. By increasing the amount of water and salt removed from the blood and causing a decrease in blood volume, the medication can help with water retention and reduce blood pressure. Zaroxolyn comes in tablet form and is typically taken once a day. Potential side effects include headaches, dry mouth, and depression.
What Is Zaroxolyn?Zaroxolyn® (metolazone) is a prescription medicine that is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) and fluid retention (edema). It is part of a class of medicines known as diuretics.
Who Makes Zaroxolyn?Zaroxolyn is made by UCB Pharma. Generic Zaroxolyn is made by various manufacturers.
- Controlling high blood pressure (hypertension)
- Treating water retention (edema) due to congestive heart failure (CHF) or kidney problems.