Diamox

Active Ingredient(s): Acetazolamide
FDA Approved: * July 27, 1953
Pharm Company: * DURAMED PHARMS BARR
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".



Diamox 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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Diamox, Cannabis, Alcohol

I have pseudo tumor cerebri and just got a lumbar puncture AKA a spinal tap for it. After that I was prescribed diamox to keep the pressure down and the doctor told me I shouldn't take recreational drugs such as cannabis or alcohol. Being a college student this is a bit of an issue because I'm going to be on this medication for the next 8 months or so. Does anyone know if taking cannabis or alcohol while on this is really that bad? Or if one is safer than the other? Thank you! ## Hello, Mackenzie! How are you? Marijuana has never been shown to react adversely with any prescription medication. Alcohol, however, can be problematic, because it can worsen the side effects and aggravate many medical conditions, so it is best to avoid it, while under treatment. However, it is always b...

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Diamox expiredFeb 2015

Will diamox still be as effective for treating ams. I'll be trekking in nepal ## Hello, Hiker! How are you? It isn't that old, so it may still be good, you'd need to check with your doctor on that. However, the best thing to do would be to obtain a new supply, before going off on your trip to be sure that it's effective and safe. The FDA lists the typical side effects of this medication as possibly including nausea, fatigue, drowsiness, depression and bitter taste. How often do you take it?

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Diamox Sequels

I have pseudo tumor cerebri & was given this drug to reduce some of the pressure in my head. Every week I face several severe side effects, what drug could I recommend to replace this one? ## If you're just using Diamox Sequels (Acetazolamide XR) for glaucoma (intraocular pressure) as it's indications state, then I would consider trying medical marijuana as an alternative replacement with less side effects. I can't say for sure that it will work as well or better, but if you are wanting to avoid such severe side effects, it could be a viable option. Personally, I feel that it works very well for me if I ever have pressure in my head and want a "lighter" feeling, per say. Hopefully it can work just as well for you in a similar manner, but I suppose it would really...

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tonact-10

for lowering cholesterol. ## i have high chlostrol and tryglycerides pls infm by rtn how many hours before lipid profile test to be conducted. ## Hello Doctor, My father was fainting sometimes back and he was shivering once he faints and falls down... We checked for B.P and other basic tests and the results were found to be normal. We also went in for Angiogram test and that too resulted in normal.. Now my father is adviced to take the following tablet 1. Tonact 20 mg 2. Zolfresh 10 mg 3. Diamox 250 mg Can you please guide me what for these tablets are prescribed? Will there be any side effects by using these tablets? Kindly help me to know things. Thanks in advance. ## what is the procedure to take Tonact 10. after eat food or without eating food. ## How many hours or days , Tonact 10 ...

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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.

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I have pseudo tumor cerebri and just got a lumbar puncture AKA a spinal tap for it. After that I was prescribed diamox t... 1 reply
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Will diamox still be as effective for treating ams. I'll be trekking in nepal ## Hello, Hiker! How are you? It isn&#... 1 reply
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I was diagnosed with pseudotumor cerebri and put on Diamox. I live up north and want to relax in the sun while we still ... 1 reply
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I have pseudo tumor cerebri & was given this drug to reduce some of the pressure in my head. Every week I face sever... 1 reply
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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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