What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking this drug if you have:
- Liver disease, including liver failure or cirrhosis
- Kidney disease or kidney failure
- Systemic lupus erythematosus (lupus or SLE)
- Fluid or electrolyte problems
- Any allergies, including allergies to sulfa drugs, foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
- Pregnant or trying to become pregnant (see Metolazone and Pregnancy)
- Breastfeeding (see Metolazone and Breastfeeding).
Tell your healthcare provider about any other medicines you are currently taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Precautions and Warnings With Metolazone to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
Dosing InformationThe dose of metolazone your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on a number of factors, including:
- Other medical conditions you may have
- Other medications you may be taking
- How you respond to the drug.
As with any medication, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
(Click Metolazone Dosing for more information.)