Acetazolamide

FDA Approved: * July 18, 1974
Pharm Company: * ALRA
Category: Vision / Eye Health

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Acetazolamide Overview

Acetazolamide, sold under the trade name Diamox among others, is a medication used to treat glaucoma, epilepsy, altitude sickness, periodic paralysis, idiopathic intracranial hypertension, and heart failure.[2][3] It may be used long term for the treatment of open angle glaucoma and short term for acute angle closure glaucoma until surgery can be carried out.[4] It is taken by mouth or injection into a vein.[2] Common side effect...

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I took 2 pill by mistake what should I do? ## Hello, Jose! How are you? Did you suffer any adverse effects? Anytime you are worried about such a situation, you should call your local poison control number, or your nearest emergency services unit. While there are always those of us that are happy to help, if you would end up in a life threatening situation, there is nothing we can do to help you, over the Internet. This tablet is manufactured by Taro Pharmaceuticals and they list it as containing 250mgs of Acetazolamide, which the FDA classifies as an anticonvulsant. Overdosing on an anticonvulsant creates the risk of seizures, as well as worsening of other side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, drowsiness and mood swings. ## White round pill 53f what is it

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Treatment of Central Sleep Apnea

I have been diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea, but since my stroke in 2009 I am also having attacks of central apnea - I just stop breathing when asleep or resting flat on my back. I might add that CPAP has not helped me at all for obstructive apnea - to such an extent that the insurance co. took it away when they looked at the data stored therein. Acetazolamide is used off label to treat central sleep apnea and altitude sickness, since it seems to enhance the body's ability to maintain it's usual absorption of oxygen. So my question is this: Is there some kind of law that prevents average doctors from prescribing drugs for non FDA approved uses? Or is it insurance companies? What kind of doctor would I need to go to be treated with this drug or some other respiratory stimu...

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Acetazolamide (Diamox)

What are the main side effects of Diamox (Acetazolamide) Slow Release Tablets? ## Hello, D. Thomas! How are you? And at this point, I have must agree with you and my opinion shall remain this way, unless someone provides information on this substance and proves otherwise. There have been many people that have asked about it, to be honest, if it cures cancer, I'd like to know about it myself, since my dad is stage 4… However, in spite of my repeated searching of both paid and free resources, I have been unable to find a single piece of information on it, no studies, no identification of the active substance, no mention of it in any resources that I've tried, whatsoever. Does anyone have more specific details on it?

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Diamox Question

I was diagnosed with pseudotumor cerebri and put on Diamox. I live up north and want to relax in the sun while we still have it, but the bottle says to avoid prolonged exposure to direct sunlight. Why does it say that? ## Because many medications, such as Diamox, make you more sensitive to the effects of the sun, which means you could burn much sooner than you expect, or develop heat stroke much faster than your normally would. Learn more Diamox details here. Thus, sun exposure should be avoided. However, if you really want to spend time out in it and your doctor approves, then you should make sure to cover as much of your body as possible and use a high SPF sun protectant on any exposed skin. Are there any other questions I can help with?

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white,round ## Pill Image This is Acetazolamide 250mgs, a generic for Diamox, this is used to treat Glaucoma, certain types of seizure disorders, and it can help climbers who experience altitude or motion sickness. ## My doctor was concerned about drainage and fluid a had that I needed to get rid of. Is this a pill that will help for that?

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round white pill double scored on one side with t53 on reverse side ## Located a match it's Acetazolamide 250 mg, which is used to treat glaucoma, epileptic seizures, benign intracranial hypertension (pseudotumor cerebri), altitude sickness, cystinuria, and dural ectasia. Acetazolamide is available as a generic drug and is also used as a diuretic. To learn more click on the link below... Do you have any more questions or information to add? Please post back if you do.

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White Round w/ Cross ## Pill Image The cross is nothing more than a score line so the pill can be cut easily into more than one dosage, if necessary. This is Acetazolamide 250mgs, a generic for Diamox. This is used to treat Glaucoma and Epilepsy seizures.

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Acetazolamide
  • Capsule, Extended Release: 500mg
  • Injection: 500mg, 500mg/vial
  • Tablet: 125mg, 250mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Acetazolamide: (44 results)

Showing the first 20, Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0143-9503 Acetazolamide 500 mg Intravenous Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, for Solution by West-ward Pharmaceuticals Corp
  • 0179-0050 Acetazolamide 500 mg 12 Hr Extended Release Capsule by Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
  • 0527-1050 Acetazolamide 250 mg Oral Tablet by Lannett Company, Inc.
  • 0555-0513 Acetazolamide 500 mg 12 Hr Extended Release Capsule by Barr Laboratories Inc..
  • 0615-1511 Acetazolamide 250 mg Oral Tablet by Ncs Healthcare of Ky, Inc Dba Vangard Labs
  • 10135-567 Acetazolamide 250 mg Oral Tablet by Marlex Pharmaceuticals Inc
  • 23155-120 Acetazolamide 500 mg 12 Hr Extended Release Capsule by Heritage Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 23155-287 Acetazolamide 125 mg Oral Tablet by Heritage Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 23155-288 Acetazolamide 250 mg Oral Tablet by Heritage Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 23155-313 Acetazolamide 500 mg/5ml Intravenous Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, for Solution by Heritage Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 25021-817 Acetazolamide 500 mg/5ml Intravenous Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, for Solution by Sagent Pharmaceuticals
  • 29033-030 Acetazolamide 500 mg Oral Capsule, Extended Release by Nostrum Laboratories, Inc.
  • 39822-0190 Acetazolamide 500 mg/5ml Intravenous Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, for Solution by X-gen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 39822-0191 Acetazolamide 500 mg/5ml Intravenous Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, for Solution by X-gen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 42291-089 Acetazolamide 125 mg Oral Tablet by Avkare, Inc.
  • 42291-090 Acetazolamide 250 mg Oral Tablet by Avkare, Inc.
  • 42291-103 Acetazolamide 250 mg Oral Tablet by Avkare, Inc.
  • 50090-0279 Acetazolamide 250 mg Oral Tablet by A-s Medication Solutions
  • 50090-0577 Acetazolamide 125 mg Oral Tablet by A-s Medication Solutions
  • 50090-3003 Acetazolamide 250 mg Oral Tablet by A-s Medication Solutions
  • 24 more results ...

Other drugs which contain Acetazolamide or a similar ingredient: (1 result)

Related Acetazolamide Topics:

Acetazolamide (Diamox)
What are the main side effects of Diamox (Acetazolamide) Slow Release Tablets? ## Hello, D. Thomas! How are you? And at ... 1 reply




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