Side Effects of Metolazone
Common Side Effects of Metolazone
Metolazone has been studied thoroughly in clinical trials, in which the side effects of a group of people taking the drug are documented and then compared to the side effects of another group of people not taking the medicine. As a result, it is possible to see what side effects occur, how often they appear, and how they compare to the group not taking the medicine.
In these studies, some of the possible metolazone side effects included:
- Vertigo (a spinning sensation)
- Abnormal sensations, such as burning or tingling (paresthesias)
- Impotence, also known as erectile dysfunction or ED (see Metolazone and Impotence)
- Drowsiness, fatigue, or weakness
- Restlessness or insomnia
- Nausea or vomiting
- Diarrhea or constipation
- Loss of appetite
- Abdominal bloating
- Abdominal pain (stomach pain)
- Dry mouth (see Metolazone and Dry Mouth)
- Joint pain
- Blurred vision.
Side Effects of Metolazone: Final ThoughtsYou may experience some or none of the side effects of metolazone listed in this article. Unfortunately, there is no way for your healthcare provider to know beforehand if you will have side effects from a medicine that you have never tried. Therefore, make sure to let your healthcare provider know if you develop any side effects while taking the drug. Also, let your healthcare provider know if you develop something that "just does not seem right." While it may not be a side effect of metolazone, your healthcare provider will be able to diagnose and treat the problem.