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What are the side effects of metolazone?

Donna Hill Howes, RN
Family Practitioner

Side effects may include abdominal bloating, heart palpitations, chest pain, and chills. Other side effects may include low blood potassium, magnesium, and sodium, and high calcium and uric acid. 

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