Acetamide 250 Mg Tablet

Manufactured by: Micro Labs Ltd

Contains / Salt: Acetazolamide

Prescription Required

103 people have bought this recently

Acetamide 250 Mg Tablet

Manufactured by: Micro Labs Ltd

Contains / Salt: Acetazolamide

Prescription Required

103 people have bought this recently

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10 Tablet in 1 Strip

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Acetamide Information

Acetamide is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Tablet. It is typically used for the treatment of Glaucoma, Edema. Acetamide also has some secondary and off-label uses. These are listed below.

The right dosage of Acetamide depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Acetamide can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Normally, these side effects of Acetamide are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

Furthermore, you should know that effect of Acetamide is Mild for pregnant women and Mild for women who are breastfeeding. Warnings related to Acetamide's effects on the liver, heart and kidney, if any, have been listed below.

Acetamide can cause adverse effects in certain medical conditions. It is strongly recommended to avoid Acetamide in conditions like Kidney Disease, Liver Disease. Other contraindications of Acetamide have been discussed in the sections ahead.

Additionally, Acetamide may also adversely react with other medicines. See below for a complete list.

In addition to these precautions, you may also note that Acetamide is safe while driving, and is is addictive in nature.

  1. Acetamide Benefits & Uses
  2. Acetamide Dosage & How to Take
  3. Acetamide Side Effects
  4. Acetamide Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Acetamide with Other Drugs
  6. Acetamide Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Acetamide
  8. Acetamide Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Acetamide Benefits & Uses

Acetamide is used to treat the following -

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

Acetamide Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Acetamide

Acetazolamide

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 may get mild side effects from Acetamide.

Mild

Is the use of Acetamide safe during breastfeeding?

Acetamide may have very limited harmful effects for breastfeeding women.

Mild

What is the effect of Acetamide on the Kidneys?

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

Severe

What is the effect of Acetamide on the Liver?

Acetamide is rarely harmful for the liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Acetamide on the Heart?

Use of Acetamide may be dangerous for the heart. Do not use it without doctor's advice.

Severe

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 -

Aspirin

    Fentanyl

    Cisapride

    Topiramate

    Aspirin(ASA),Caffeine

      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, you will not get addicted to Acetamide.

      No

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

      Yes, you can operate a vehicle or heavy machinery after taking Acetamide since it does not cause drowsiness.

      Safe

      Is it safe?

      Yes, Acetamide is safe for use.

      Safe

      Is it able to treat mental disorders?

      There is no benefit of taking Acetamide for mental disorders.

      No

      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.

      Unknown

      Interaction between Alcohol and Acetamide

      Information about the interaction of Acetamide and alcohol is not currently available because this topic has not been researched yet.

      Unknown

      Acetamide FAQs

      Question about 2 years ago

      Can I discontinue Acetamide on my own without doctors advice?

      Dr. R.K Singh MBBS , General Physician

      No, Acetamide should not be discontinued without doctors advice. You are recommended to always consult a doctor before discontinuing this medicine.

      Question over 1 year ago

      Does Acetamide treat altitude sickness?

      Dr. Kishan Barnwal MBBS , General Physician

      Yes, Acetamide is used in the treatment of altitude sickness. It inhibits the carbonic anhydrase enzyme which counteracts the respiratory alkalosis which occurs on altitude. It also facilitates the excretion of bicarbonate in the urine and helps to prevent high altitude disorders.

      Question over 1 year ago

      Can I take Acetamide with ibuprofen?

      Dr. Ramraj MBBS , Other

      Yes, Acetamide can be taken with Ibuprofen. 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.

      Question almost 2 years ago

      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.

      Question over 1 year ago

      Does Acetamide cause weight loss?

      Dr. Rahul Poddar MBBS, DNB, MBBS, DNB , General Surgery

      Acetamide is not meant to reduce weight and it can be harmful to patients to take this medicine without doctor's advice because it can cause dehydration due to excessive urination which results in loss of electrolytes from your body. Loss of electrolytes from your body can cause symptoms such as muscle cramps, weakness, and tiredness.

      This medicine data has been created by -
      Vikas Chauhan
      B.Pharma, Pharmacy
      3 Years of Experience

      Acetamide Price and Pack Size

      Acetamide 250 Mg Tablet

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      References

      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
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