Category:  Other   |   Product:  Acetazolamide / Generic Diamox Diamox / Acetazolamide
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Information about Acetazolamide (Generic Diamox) :

Acetazolamide is a carbonic anhydrase inhibitor that is used to treat certain types of glaucoma, epilepsy, or edema (fluid buildup) or prevent symptoms of mountain sickness. It helps to reduce fluid pressure, increase the removal of water from the body by the kidney, and block certain nerve discharges that may contribute to seizures. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

You should not use Acetazolamide in case you have any condition mentioned below: you are allergic to any ingredient in Acetazolamide; you have adrenal gland problems, low blood levels of potassium or sodium, kidney problems, liver problems (eg, cirrhosis), high blood levels of chloride, or other electrolyte problems. In such cases it is obligatory to consult with your doctor or health care provider before taking this drug.

Before using Acetazolamide:
Before using Acetazolamide you should tell your doctor if you have any medical conditions listed below: you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding a baby; you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement; you have allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances; you have kidney stones, a lung disease, glaucoma (eg, chronic non-congestive angle-closure glaucoma), diabetes, or difficulty breathing; you have had a severe allergic reaction (eg, a severe rash, hives, breathing difficulties, or dizziness) to any other sulfonamide medicine such as acetazolamide, celecoxib, certain diuretics (eg, hydrochlorothiazide), glyburide, probenecid, sulfamethoxazole, valdecoxib, or zonisamide.

Be aware that Acetazolamide may interact with some medicines. Consult with your health care provider in case you are taking any other drugs, especially any of the following: salicylates (eg, aspirin) because the risk of toxic side effects of Acetazolamide may be increased; carbonic anhydrase inhibitors (eg, methazolamide), cyclosporine, quinidine, phenytoin, amphetamine, or sodium bicarbonate because the actions and side effects of these medicines may be increased; primidone, salicylates (eg, aspirin), lithium, or methenamine because the effectiveness of these medicines may be decreased.

It may not be a complete list of all interactions with other drugs. To prevent any complications you should check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.

How to use Acetazolamide:
Take Acetazolamide as recommended by your doctor. It may be taken orally with or without food. In case you experience stomach upset, you should take it with food for the purpose of stomach irritation reduction. It is recommended to drink plenty of water or fluids while using Acetazolamide.

Acetazolamide usage may lead to the increasing of urine amount or cause you to piss more often. To avoid disturbing of your sleep, you should take your dose before 6 pm.

In case you miss a dose of Acetazolamide, take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next intake, skip the missed dose and take it according to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take double doses to catch up.

Important safety information:
Acetazolamide usage may lead to drowsiness or temporary vision changes. These effects may be worsened by taking alcohol or certain medicines. Prevent driving or performing any other possibly unsafe actions.

Try to avoid exposure to the sun, sunlamps, as the sensitivity to the sun may be increased while taking Acetazolamide. You should use a sunscreen or wear protective clothing in case you are not able to prevent such exposure.

Notice you doctor or dentist or laboratory personnel that you are using Acetazolamide before you undergo any medical or dental treatments, emergency care, surgery, lab tests.

Diabetes patients should monitor blood sugar levels closely as Acetazolamide may affect your blood sugar.

Lab tests, including blood electrolyte levels, complete blood cell count, or platelet levels, may be performed while you are using Acetazolamide. It is important to control your progress or to check for side effects. Follow all doctor and lab appointments strictly.

You should use Acetazolamide with caution in the ELDERLY as they are likely to be more sensitive to its effects. You should also use Acetazolamide with extreme caution in CHILDREN as safety and effectiveness have not been proved.

In case you become pregnant you consult with your doctor and discuss the benefits and risks of using Acetazolamide during pregnancy. It is known that Acetazolamide passes into breast milk. It is not recommended to breast-feed while using Acetazolamide.

Possible side effects of Acetazolamide:
You should consult with your doctor in case you have any of side effects especially bothersome listed below: blurred vision; changes in taste; constipation; diarrhea; drowsiness; frequent urination; loss of appetite; nausea; vomiting.

Seek emergency immediately in case you have any of these severe side effects: severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); blood in urine; changes in hearing; convulsions; dark, bloody stools; dark urine; fast breathing; fever; lack of energy; lower back pain; red, swollen, or blistered skin; ringing in the ears; sore throat; tingling of the arms or legs; unusual bleeding or bruising; vision changes; yellowing of the skin or eyes.

What is the expiration date of the pills?
This information is mentioned on each blister. The expiration date is 2 years from the date of manufacture.

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