SKU: AH_CH_HBP_7631 Category:

Generic : Metolazone (5mg)

Treatment : Hypertension ( High Blood Pressure) , Edema

Pack size  : 10 (Tablet)

Manufacturer : Zydus Cadila

Made In : INDIA



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Zytanix 5 Tablet is a type of diuretic (water pill) medicine. This medicine reduces excess fluid levels in the body and is used to treat edema (fluid overload) associated with heart, liver, kidney, or lung disease. It is also used in treatment of hypertension (high blood pressure).

Zytanix 5 Tablet makes you lose excess water through urine. It may be used alone or in combination with other medicines. This medicine should be taken only during day time to avoid frequent urination at night. You must take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by the doctor and never stop it abruptly without consulting the doctor.



In Treatment of Hypertension (high blood pressure)

Zytanix 5 Tablet is known as a water pill, which increases urine output thereby lowering blood pressure. If your blood pressure is controlled, you are less at risk of having a heart attack, stroke or kidney problems. The medicine must be taken regularly as prescribed to be effective. You do not usually feel any direct benefit from taking this medicine, but it works in the long term to keep you well.

In Treatment of Edema

Edema is caused by your body retaining too much water. Zytanix 5 Tablet helps get rid of the extra water and electrolytes from your body by increasing the amount of urine produced. This enables your body to get rid of extra water thereby relieving symptoms such as shortness of breath and swelling in your arms, legs or abdomen. Therefore, you can carry out your daily activities more comfortably. Take it regularly and make appropriate lifestyle changes to get maximum benefits.



Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Zytanix 5 Tablet is to be taken with food.



Zytanix 5 Tablet is a thiazide diuretic. It lowers blood pressure and fluid retention in edema by removing the extra water and certain electrolytes from the body. Over time it also works by relaxing blood vessels and improving blood flow.





It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Zytanix 5 Tablet.


Zytanix 5 Tablet is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.

Breast feeding

Zytanix 5 Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.


Zytanix 5 Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
As Zytanix 5 Tablet may cause drowsiness, dizziness, blurred vision, or lightheadedness and this may affect your ability to drive.


Zytanix 5 Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Zytanix 5 Tablet is recommended.


There is limited information available on the use of Zytanix 5 Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.


Interaction with drugs

Using the below medicines along with Zytanix Tablet may reduce the efficacy or cause side effects.

  • Deflazacort : (SERIOUS)
  • Metformin : (SERIOUS)
  • Teneligliptin : (SERIOUS)
  • Glimepiride : (SERIOUS)
  • Prednisolone : (SERIOUS)
  • Gliclazide : (SERIOUS)



If you miss a dose of Zytanix 5 Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.


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Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Zytanix

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Dizziness


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Q. Can I need to continue Zytanix 5 Tablet 15’s for lifelong?

As hypertension is a serious medical issue, taking Zytanix 5 Tablet 15’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.

Q. Should I need to take Zytanix 5 Tablet 15’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 Zytanix 5 Tablet 15’s could be adjusted only after the doctor’s recommendation.

Q. What if I miss a dose of Zytanix 5 Tablet 15’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.

Q. What is the best time to take Zytanix 5 Tablet 15’s?

Unless suggested by the doctor, to take Zytanix 5 Tablet 15’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.

Q. Why Zytanix 5 Tablet 15’s is known as the water pill?

Zytanix 5 Tablet 15’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.

Q. Is it necessary to tell the doctor about other medicines I am using before taking Zytanix 5 Tablet 15’s?

Yes, Zytanix 5 Tablet 15’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.

Q. Is it safe to drink alcohol with Zytanix 5 Tablet 15’s?

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

Q. I am a breastfeeding mother, so can I take Zytanix 5 Tablet 15’s?

Zytanix 5 Tablet 15’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.

Q. What if I am having heart disease, so is it safe to take Zytanix 5 Tablet 15’s?

A person with heart disease needs a lower dose of Zytanix 5 Tablet 15’s. So one should tell their doctor about it as it may need a different dosing schedule.

Q. What if a person by mistake takes an overdose of Zytanix 5 Tablet 15’s?

Taking an overdose of Zytanix 5 Tablet 15’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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Pack size  – 10

Pack form  – tablet


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 Information Leaflet

Always read the patient information leaflet before commencing treatment.

Important: We advise you to always read the patient information leaflet inside the medication box, as the generic medication may not always entirely match the patient information leaflet listed. Please contact us if you have any questions.

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