Glumox Tablet

Manufactured by: Pharmtak Ophtalmics India Pvt Ltd

Contains / Salt: Acetazolamide (250 mg)

Prescription Required

123 people have bought this recently

Glumox Tablet

Manufactured by: Pharmtak Ophtalmics India Pvt Ltd

Contains / Salt: Acetazolamide (250 mg)

Prescription Required

123 people have bought this recently

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10 Tablet in 1 Strip

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Glumox Information

Glumox is a prescription medicine that is available as a Tablet. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of Glaucoma, Edema. Secondary and off-label uses of Glumox have also been mentioned below.

Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Glumox. The condition it has been prescribed for, and the route of administration also determine the right dosage. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

Some other side effects of Glumox have been listed ahead. Such side effects of Glumox normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. If, however, they worsen or do not go away, please speak with your physician.

Furthermore, you should know that effect of Glumox is Mild for pregnant women and Mild for women who are breastfeeding. Further, the section on Glumox related warnings talks about Glumox's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

Glumox is contraindicated in people with pre-existing medical conditions like Kidney Disease, Liver Disease as it can result in adverse effects. Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Glumox contraindications section.

Drug interactions for Glumox have been reported in the medical literature. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Glumox is considered safe while driving, and is addictive.

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

Glumox Benefits & Uses

Glumox is used to treat the following -

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

Glumox Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Glumox

Acetazolamide

Glumox Side Effects

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

Glumox Related Warnings

Is the use of Glumox safe for pregnant women?

Pregnant women can consume [medicine]. Though Glumox has mild side effects when taken during pregnany

Mild

Is the use of Glumox safe during breastfeeding?

Glumox has been seen to have minimal side effects on breastfeeding women.

Mild

What is the effect of Glumox on the Kidneys?

Use of Glumox may be dangerous for kidney. Do not use it without doctor advice.

Severe

What is the effect of Glumox on the Liver?

Glumox is rarely harmful for the liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Glumox on the Heart?

There may be severe side effects of Glumox on your heart. Do not take it unless a doctor says so.

Severe

Severe Interaction of Glumox with Other Drugs

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

Aspirin

    Fentanyl

    Cisapride

    Topiramate

    Aspirin(ASA),Caffeine

      Glumox Contraindications

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

      Is this Glumox habit forming or addictive?

      Forming a habit of Glumox has not been reported.

      No

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

      Glumox does not cause dizziness or sleep, so you can drive a vehicle or operate machinery also.

      Safe

      Is it safe?

      There are no side effects of Glumox, so it is safe for use.

      Safe

      Is it able to treat mental disorders?

      No, Glumox is not used to treat mental disorders.

      No

      Glumox Interactions with Food and Alcohol

      Interaction between Food and Glumox

      Due to a lack of research, nothing can be said about the consequences of taking Glumox together with food.

      Unknown

      Interaction between Alcohol and Glumox

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

      Unknown

      Glumox FAQs

      Question almost 2 years ago

      Does Glumox lower blood pressure?

      Dr. Manoj Meena MBBS , General Physician

      Yes, Glumox 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.

      Question almost 2 years ago

      Does Glumox cause kidney stone?

      Dr. OP Kholwad MBBS , General Physician

      Yes, Glumox 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.

      Question over 1 year ago

      Can I take Glumox with paracetamol?

      Dr. Joydeep Sarkar MBBS , General Physician

      Yes, Glumox 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.

      Question over 1 year ago

      Does Glumox cause diarrhea?

      Dr. Anjum Mujawar MBBS , Diabetology

      Yes, Glumox has been reported to cause constipation. It is a common side effect of this drug. However, if you are experiencing severe diarrhea after taking this drug then inform your doctor and follow his/her instructions

      Question almost 2 years ago

      Does Glumox cause shortness of breath?

      Dr. Ajay Kumar MBBS, MD , Internal Medicine

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

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

      Glumox Price and Pack Size

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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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