| Metalozone, Mykrox, Zaroxolyn
Metalozone is a thiazide diuretic.
antihypertensive, thiazide diuretic
abdominal pain, agranulocytosis, angina, anorexia, aplastic anemia, constipation, elevated hepatic enzymes, exfoliative dermatitis, glycosuria, gout, hepatitis, hypercholesterolemia, hyperglycemia, hypertriglyceridemia, hyperuricemia, hypochloremia, hypokalemia, hypomagnesemia, hyponatremia, jaundice, leukopenia, metabolic alkalosis, nausea/vomiting, orthostatic hypotension, pancreatitis, paresthesias, photosensitivity, polyuria, Stevens-Johnson syndrome, syncope, toxic epidermal necrolysis, vertigo, visual impairment,
Thiazide diuretics promote calcium retention, which increases levels.
Licorice contains glycyrrhizin which promotes potassium loss, adding to the side effects of thiazide diuretics.
St JohnÕs Wort and Dong quai
St JohnÕs Wort and Dong quai may cause sensitivity to sunlight, adding to side effect of loop diuretics.
Magnesium, Potassium and Zinc
Thiazide diuretics promote magnesium, potassium and zinc loss, possibly leading to deficiency.
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