Active Ingredient(s):Acetazolamide FDA Approved: * July 27, 1953 Pharm Company: *DURAMED PHARMS BARR Category:Vision / Eye Health
Acetazolamide, sold under the trade name Diamox among others, is a medication used to treat glaucoma, epilepsy, altitude sickness, periodic paralysis, idiopathic intracranial hypertension (raised brain pressure of unclear cause), urine alkalinazation, and heart failure. 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. It is taken by mouth ...
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