Zytanix 5 mg Tablet

Manufactured by Zydus Cadila
Composition: Metolazone
Prescription Required: Yes


Zytanix 5 mg Tablet is a diuretic which is used to control blood pressure, edema (swelling), and fluid retention. It should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Frequent monitoring of blood pressure and electrolytes level is necessary while taking this medicine.


Commonly asked questions for Zytanix 5 mg Tablet

Onset of action

The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is about 1 hour.

Duration of effect

The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 12 to 24 hours.

Safe with alcohol?


Consumption of alcohol is not recommended while you are taking this medicine. Their combination may increase the risk of dizziness, fainting, and a very low blood pressure. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness like driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you consume alcohol during treatment with this medicine. Report any incidence of breathing difficulty or dizziness to the doctor immediately.

Is it habit forming?

No habit forming tendency has been reported.

Usage in pregnancy?

This medicine is recommended for use in pregnant women only when necessary. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before taking this medicine.

Usage while breast-feeding?

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before taking this medicine.


List of substitutes for Zytanix 5 mg Tablet

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Zytanix 5 mg Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

Mela 5 mg TabletRpg Life Sciences Ltd.
Metadure 5 mg TabletMicro Labs Ltd.
Metoral 5 mg TabletDr. Reddys Laboratories Ltd.
Metozide 5 mg TabletTorrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Zalat 5 mg TabletIntas Pharmaceuticals Ltd.


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