Generic Lozol, which is called indapamide, is available in two different strengths: 1.25 mg and 2.5 mg tablets. The medicine is only available in generic form because brand-name Lozol is no longer being manufactured. Several drug companies currently make generic Lozol products, including Mylan Pharmaceuticals, Actavis, and Ivax Pharmaceuticals.
Lozol® (indapamide) is a prescription medication that has been licensed to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) and water retention (edema). It is part of a group of medications known as loop diuretics.
Lozol was first manufactured by sanofi-aventis. However, it has since come off patent and is available as a generic. In fact, brand-name Lozol is no longer being made. It is common for a brand-name manufacturer to stop making a drug when generics are available, especially with rarely used medications like Lozol.
Generic Lozol tablets are available in the following strengths:
- Indapamide 1.25 mg tablets
- Indapamide 2.5 mg tablets.
Generic Lozol is currently manufactured by many different generic manufacturers. Some of these manufacturers include:
- Ivax Pharmaceuticals
- Mylan Pharmaceuticals
- Par Pharmaceuticals.
If interested, you can ask your pharmacist about all the different makers of generic Lozol.