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Metoz 2.5 Tablet 10's


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About Metoz 2.5 Tablet 10's

Metoz 2.5 Tablet 10's is an antihypertensive drug that is used for the treatment of hypertension. Metoz 2.5 Tablet 10's comes under the category of thiazide diuretic that prevents the body from absorbing an excessive amount of salt that may cause fluid retention. High blood pressure is known as hypertension. This is a medical condition in which the blood exerts high blood pressure against the walls of the blood vessel. Due to this, the heart has to work harder to pump the blood supply into the whole body. Hypertension can put a person on severe health complications, including stroke, heart failure, heart attack, and aneurysm.

Blood pressure is defined by the amount of blood pumped by the heart and the amount of resistance exerted by the arteries against the blood flow. During hypertension, arteries become narrower, and the heart starts pumping more blood resulting in high blood pressure. Uncontrolled blood pressure can put a person at risk of serious diseases.

The mechanism of Metoz 2.5 Tablet 10's inhibits sodium's reabsorption in the body, resulting in an increase in chloride, sodium, and water excretion through urine. The shift in electrolytes and sodium levels reduces vascular resistance and makes the heart work normally. The production of diuresis and removal of excessive salt and fluid helps to lower blood pressure.

Metoz 2.5 Tablet 10's is an oral medication that means to be taken by mouth. Follow the doctor's instructions carefully, and take Metoz 2.5 Tablet 10's in the same way as directed by the doctor. Do not increase or reduce the dose; tell them about all the medicines and health problems. Do not change the dosage, stop, or start the Metoz 2.5 Tablet 10's without checking with the doctor. Metoz 2.5 Tablet 10's can make a person feel dizzy, so one should avoid doing activities like driving that need mental alertness. Along with the desired effects, Metoz 2.5 Tablet 10's may cause some side effects, including headache, vomiting, itching, etc. Some of the side effects of Metoz 2.5 Tablet 10's do not require medical attention and will pass with time. However, if a person is facing serious side effects or the side effects do not go away in a couple of days, then they must consult with their doctor about it.

Uses of Metoz 2.5 Tablet 10's


Medicinal Benefits

Metoz 2.5 Tablet 10's is prescribed for treating high blood pressure. Being a diuretic medication, Metoz 2.5 Tablet 10's enhances the excretion of sodium and water through urine by restricting sodium absorption in the nephron tubes. If high blood pressure is not controlled for a longer time, then arteries and the heart will not be able to function properly. This may further increase the chances of damage of brain blood vessels, resulting in heart attack and serious kidney failure. However, taking Metoz 2.5 Tablet 10's at the right time can control the blood pressure and make the heart function properly.

Directions for Use

Swallow it as a whole with water; do not crush, break or chew it.


Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Metoz 2.5 Tablet 10's

  • Blurred vision
  • Abdominal pain
  • Dry mouth
  • Headache
  • Constipation
  • Itching
  • Rashes
  • Facial swelling
  • Fever

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warnings

Metoz 2.5 Tablet 10's can increase the chances of light-headedness, so rise slowly if you are sitting and avoid operating any machine or doing any work that needs mental alertness. Before taking Metoz 2.5 Tablet 10's, tell the doctor if you have any allergies to the active and inactive ingredients present in it, kidney, liver, or heart disease. Metoz 2.5 Tablet 10's may lower the potassium level in the body, so ask the doctor about how to add it to the diet. Metoz 2.5 Tablet 10's should only be given during pregnancy when the doctor strongly suggests it. Metoz 2.5 Tablet 10's could pass in the breast milk so ask your doctor before taking it if you are a breastfeeding woman.

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug interactions: Metoz 2.5 Tablet 10's may interact with different medicines. To prevent such interaction, one should tell their doctor about all the medications they are taking or if they have a previous drug history. Some drugs that can interact with Metoz 2.5 Tablet 10's include other diuretic medications (furosemide, torsemide), other blood pressure drugs belonging to the category of angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors (benazepril, perindopril, fosinopril, captopril), and Blood thinners (anticoagulants) including warfarin.

Drug-Food interactions: Recommended to limit the intake of salt.

Drug-Disease interactions: Metoz 2.5 Tablet 10's can interact with certain diseases. Hence, it is advisable to tell the doctor about the past or current medical history, including anuria (kidneys aren't producing urine)/ renal dysfunction, fluid or electrolyte imbalance, liver disease, lupus erythematosus (an autoimmune inflammatory disease-causing scaly red patches on the skin), and asthma.

Drug-Drug Interactions Checker List:

  • Safety Advice

    • Safety Warning



      It is best to avoid or limit alcohol intake. Alcohol may aggravate the side effects and may cause a sudden drop in blood pressure and dizziness.

    • Safety Warning



      The use of Metoz 2.5 Tablet 10's is not allowed during pregnancy until or unless prescribed by the doctor. Metoz 2.5 Tablet 10's can only be used during the pregnancy if the benefits of Metoz 2.5 Tablet 10's are more in comparison to the risks.

    • Safety Warning

      Breast Feeding


      Metoz 2.5 Tablet 10's tends to pass in the breast milk, so talk to your doctor before taking this medicine. A high dose of Metoz 2.5 Tablet 10's may reduce the production of milk so never take it without consulting with a doctor.

    • Safety Warning



      Metoz 2.5 Tablet 10's could make a person feel dizzy or drowsy. Therefore it is advised to avoid driving or doing any task that needs a clear vision.

    • Safety Warning



      Metoz 2.5 Tablet 10's should be taken with caution as this is a diuretic medicine, so if a person is already dealing with liver disease, then Metoz 2.5 Tablet 10's may cause serious loss of potassium from the body resulting in vomiting or diarrhoea.

    • Safety Warning


      safe if prescribed

      Metoz 2.5 Tablet 10's could cause a high level of nitrogen in the body. If a person is having trouble urinating, then the doctor will not allow the usage of Metoz 2.5 Tablet 10's. However, the use of Metoz 2.5 Tablet 10's is contraindicated in patients whose kidneys cannot produce urine.

    • Safety Warning



      Metoz 2.5 Tablet 10's is not approved in children younger than 18 years of age.

    Habit Forming


    Diet & Lifestyle Advise

    • Consume antioxidant-rich food. Blueberries, cherries, tomatoes, squash, and bell peppers are high in antioxidants.
    • Eat natural diuretic foods. Asparagus, beets, green beans, grapes, onion, leafy greens, pineapple, leeks, pumpkin, and garlic are all-natural diuretic foods.
    • Use healthy cooking oils like soybean, olive, canola, and coconut oil.
    • You should avoid refined foods such as white bread, spaghetti, sugar, and red meat.
    • Reduce or eliminate Trans fatty acids, which are found in commercially baked items such as cookies, cakes, crackers, French fries, onion rings, doughnuts, and processed foods.
    • Avoid consumption of too much salt or salty food.
    • Keep your weight under control with a BMI of 19.5-24.9.
    • Regular physical activity or exercise like walking improves your blood flow.
    • When possible, elevate your legs or the swollen area on a chair or pillows.
    • Avoid standing or sitting for extended periods of time.
    • Avoid chronic stress as it can raise your blood pressure.
    • Spend time with your loved ones to cope with stress and practice mindfulness techniques.
    • Quitting smoking and alcohol consumption is the best strategy to lower the risk of many health complications.

    Other Information (MET0038)

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    Expires on or after - Sep-23

    Patients Concern

    Disease/Condition Glossary

    Hypertension: Hypertension is a chronic medical condition when blood pressure is too high. Blood pressure is the measurement of the heart's force to pump blood to all body parts. When the heart pumps more blood, the arteries become narrower, and blood pressure becomes high. If the blood pressure becomes uncontrolled, it may cause serious heart diseases like brain damage (stroke), heart attacks, and kidney failure.


    Can I need to continue Metoz 2.5 Tablet 10's for lifelong?

    As hypertension is a serious medical issue, taking Metoz 2.5 Tablet 10's helps reduce the risk of heart disease and other serious conditions. So, one should not stop taking medicine without consulting with their doctor. However, depending upon the condition, the doctor will adjust the dosing.

    Should I need to take Metoz 2.5 Tablet 10's even though the blood pressure became normal?

    Even if a person achieved their goal of bringing their blood pressure back to normal, they should not stop taking it without asking a doctor. The dosage of Metoz 2.5 Tablet 10's could be adjusted only after the doctor's recommendation.

    What if I miss a dose of Metoz 2.5 Tablet 10's?

    If a person misses the dose, then they should take it as soon as they remember. However, if it's the time of the next dose, then skip the previous one and follow the regular dosing schedule.

    What is the best time to take Metoz 2.5 Tablet 10's?

    Unless suggested by the doctor, to take Metoz 2.5 Tablet 10's in the morning or night, one should fix a time slot and take it regularly at the same time. However, one should avoid taking it at night or before bed as this medicine causes frequent urination. So, best to take it before 4 hours going to bed.

    Why Metoz 2.5 Tablet 10's is known as the water pill?

    Metoz 2.5 Tablet 10's comes under the category of diuretics, so it is formulated to increase the amount of water in the body to expel the excessive sodium present in the body through urine. In this way, it helps to maintain normal blood pressure.

    Is it necessary to tell the doctor about other medicines I am using before taking Metoz 2.5 Tablet 10's?

    Yes, Metoz 2.5 Tablet 10's is an oral medicine that interacts with different herbs, vitamins, and other medicines. To prevent these interactions, one should tell their doctor about their ongoing medicine.

    Is it safe to drink alcohol with Metoz 2.5 Tablet 10's?

    Drinking alcohol may further increase the risk of low blood pressure. So it is best one should avoid it as much as possible.

    I am a breastfeeding mother, so can I take Metoz 2.5 Tablet 10's?

    Metoz 2.5 Tablet 10's may pass directly into the breast milk and may affect the child, so it is better to consult with a doctor. They will tell you if they found it safe to use in breastfeeding.

    What if I am having heart disease, so is it safe to take Metoz 2.5 Tablet 10's?

    A person with heart disease needs a lower dose of Metoz 2.5 Tablet 10's. So one should tell their doctor about it as it may need a different dosing schedule.

    What if a person by mistake takes an overdose of Metoz 2.5 Tablet 10's?

    Taking an overdose of Metoz 2.5 Tablet 10's may cause drowsiness, dizziness, low blood pressure, change in the electrolyte level, and trouble breathing. One should immediately report to their doctor.


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