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Diamox

Manufactured by: Pfizer Ltd

Contains / Salt: Acetazolamide

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Diamox Information

Diamox Benefits & Uses

Diamox is used to treat the following -

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

Diamox 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 Diamox

Acetazolamide

Diamox Side Effects

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

Diamox Related Warnings

Is the use of Diamox safe for pregnant women?

Harmful effects of Diamox are extremely rare for pregnant ladies.

Mild

Is the use of Diamox safe during breastfeeding?

Side effects of Diamox on breastfeeding women are very mild.

Mild

What is the effect of Diamox on the Kidneys?

There may be severe side effects of Diamox on your [Organ]. Do not take it unless a doctor says so.

Severe

What is the effect of Diamox on the Liver?

Side effects of Diamox rarely affect the [Organ].

Mild

What is the effect of Diamox on the Heart?

Diamox may have severe effects on your [Organ], so do not take it without first consulting your doctor.

Severe

Severe Interaction of Diamox with Other Drugs

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

Diamox Contraindications

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

Is this Diamox habit forming or addictive?

Forming a habit of Diamox has not been reported.

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

Yes, it is safe to do these activities or work after taking Diamox as it does not make you drowsy.

Safe

Is it safe?

Yes, there is no side effect of taking Diamox.

Safe

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

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

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Diamox Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Diamox

There is no information on the effects of food and Diamox because this topic has not been scientifically researched yet.

Unknown

Interaction between Alcohol and Diamox

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

Unknown

Diamox से जुड़े सवाल और जवाब

सवाल 7 months पहले

How does Diamox work?

Dr. Vedprakash Verma MBBS, General Physician

Diamox is a carbonic anhydrase inhibitor. It works in glaucoma by decreasing the secretion of aqueous humor (Eye fluid), thereby lowering the increased eye pressure. It also acts on the kidneys to remove extra water and electrolytes through urine to relieve from edema (swelling) and fluid retention. It also helps in epilepsy (seizures) by stabilizing electrical activity in the brain.

सवाल 16 days पहले

Does Diamox treat altitude sickness?

Dr. Kishan Barnwal MBBS, General Physician

Yes, Diamox 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.

सवाल 6 months पहले

How long can I safely take Diamox?

Dr. Bharat MBBS, General Physician

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

सवाल 4 months पहले

Does Diamox cause shortness of breath?

Dr. Ajay Kumar MBBS, Internal Medicine

No, Diamox does not cause shortness of breath. In fact, it is used to reduce the symptoms of shortness of breath arises due to high altitude.

सवाल 3 months पहले

Does Diamox cause hyperkalemia?

Dr. Gaurav MBBS, General Physician

No, Diamox 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.

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सामग्री 15 Tablets(S)

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