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Acetazolamide Price and Pack Size

Acetazolamide Information

Acetazolamide Benefits & Uses

Acetazolamide is used to treat the following -

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

Acetazolamide 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 Acetazolamide

Acetazolamide

Acetazolamide Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Acetazolamide 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

Acetazolamide Related Warnings

Is the use of Acetazolamide safe for pregnant women?

Harmful effects of Acetazolamide are extremely rare for pregnant ladies.

Mild

Is the use of Acetazolamide safe during breastfeeding?

Side effects of Acetazolamide for breastfeeding are little to none, so you can take it without doctor's advice.

Mild

What is the effect of Acetazolamide on the Kidneys?

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

Severe

What is the effect of Acetazolamide on the Liver?

Acetazolamide may have mild side effects on the liver. Most people will never see any effect on the liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Acetazolamide on the Heart?

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

Severe

Severe Interaction of Acetazolamide with Other Drugs

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

Acetazolamide Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Acetazolamide 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 Acetazolamide

Is this Acetazolamide habit forming or addictive?

No, Acetazolamide is not habit forming.

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

Yes, you can comfortably use machinery or drive after taking Acetazolamide since it will not make you feel sleepy.

Safe

Is it safe?

Yes, the use of Acetazolamide is considered safe.

Safe

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, the use of Acetazolamide in mental disorders is not effective.

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Acetazolamide Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Acetazolamide

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

Unknown

Interaction between Alcohol and Acetazolamide

Due to lack of research, there is no information about the side effects of taking Acetazolamide with alcohol.

Unknown

Acetazolamide से जुड़े सवाल और जवाब

सवाल 5 months पहले

Can I take Acetazolamide without consulting a doctor?

Dr. Saikat Mukherjee MBBS, General Physician

Acetazolamide is a prescription drug, hence do not take Acetazolamide without consulting doctor. It can be harmful for patients to take this medicine without doctor's advice.

सवाल 7 months पहले

What is Acetazolamide?

Dr. Anjum Mujawar MBBS, Diabetologist

Acetazolamide is a brand name of Acetazolamide and it comes in different forms such as a tablet, capsules, eye drop, and injections. It is a prescription drug that belongs to the class of drugs known as carbonic anhydrase inhibitors. It is used for the treatment of glaucoma, epilepsy, altitude sickness, and edema (excess fluid retention).

सवाल 6 months पहले

Can I discontinue Acetazolamide on my own without doctors advice?

Dr. R.K Singh MBBS, General Physician

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

सवाल 4 months पहले

Can Acetazolamide cause hair loss?

Dr. Kapil Sharma MBBS, General Physician

No, Acetazolamide does not cause hair loss (alopecia). It has not been reported by the patients who are taking this drug. If you are experiencing any unusual hair loss after taking this drug, then it might be due to some other reason and you are advised to discuss it with your doctor.

सवाल 4 months पहले

Does Acetazolamide lower blood pressure?

Dr. Manoj Meena MBBS, General Physician

Yes, Acetazolamide reduces blood pressure. It works by increasing the rate of urine formation by inhibiting the sodium and potassium reabsorption from the kidney, this leads to decrease in blood volume and blood pressure which provides relief from swelling and high blood pressure to the patient.

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