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Acetamide Information

Acetamide Benefits & Uses

Acetamide is used to treat the following -

  1. Glaucoma Primary
  2. Altitude Sickness
  3. Edema Primary

Acetamide Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Acetamide


Acetamide Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Acetamide is used -

  1. Paresthesia
  2. Drowsiness
  3. Hypersensitivity
  4. Urticaria
  5. Nausea or vomiting
  6. Diarrhoea
  7. Dizziness Mild
  8. Convulsion
  9. Fatigue Mild
  10. Headache Mild
  11. Depression Moderate

Acetamide Related Warnings

Is the use of Acetamide safe for pregnant women?

Pregnant women can consume [medicine]. Its side effects are very low.


Is the use of Acetamide safe during breastfeeding?

Side effects of Acetamide on breastfeeding women are very mild.


What is the effect of Acetamide on the Kidneys?

Effects of Acetamide on kidney can be severe. It is not safe to use without doctor's advice.


What is the effect of Acetamide on the Liver?

Acetamide is rarely harmful for [Organ].


What is the effect of Acetamide on the Heart?

Use of Acetamide may be dangerous for [Organ]. Do not use it without doctor advice.


Severe Interaction of Acetamide with Other Drugs

Acetamide should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Acetamide Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Acetamide unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Hemolytic Anemia
  2. Bleeding
  3. Aplastic Anemia
  4. Kidney Disease
  5. Liver Disease

Frequently asked Questions about Acetamide

Is this Acetamide habit forming or addictive?

No, Acetamide is not habit forming.

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

Acetamide will not make you feel sleepy or drowsy. So you drive or operate machinery safely.


Is it safe?

Yes, Acetamide is safe.


Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, the use of [medicine] in mental disorders is not effective.


Acetamide Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Acetamide

Due to the absence of research, it is difficult to say how Acetamide and food will interact.


Interaction between Alcohol and Acetamide

Due to lack of research, nothing can be said about side effects of consuming alcohol while taking Acetamide.


Acetamide से जुड़े सवाल और जवाब

सवाल about 1 year पहले

How long can I safely take Acetamide?

Dr. Bharat MBBS, General Physician

Take Acetamide as advised by your doctor. Do not discontinue the drug suddenly or take it longer than prescribed by your doctor.

सवाल 10 months पहले

Does Acetamide cause hyperkalemia?

Dr. Gaurav MBBS, General Physician

No, Acetamide does not cause hyperkalemia. It increases the excretion of bicarbonate and sodium, decreasing the extracellular fluid concentration of bicarbonate and causing metabolic acidosis. Increased excretion of potassium is likely to cause hypokalemia.

सवाल 11 months पहले

Does Acetamide cause kidney stone?

Dr. OP Kholwad MBBS, General Physician

Yes, Acetamide may cause kidney stone with long term therapy. It is a rare side effect of this drug. However, if you experience kidney stone after taking this drug then inform your doctor and follow his/her instructions.

सवाल 6 months पहले

Can I take Acetamide with paracetamol?

Dr. Joydeep Sarkar MBBS, General Physician

Yes, Acetamide can be taken with paracetamol. No harmful drug interaction has been reported between them. However, if you feel any unpleasant effects then consult your doctor and follow his/her instructions.

सवाल 4 months पहले

Does Acetamide treat epilepsy?

Dr. Piyush Malav MBBS, MS, General Surgery

Yes, Acetamide is used in the treatment of epilepsy. It helps in epilepsy (seizures) by stabilizing electrical activity in the brain.

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  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Acetazolamide
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 586-587