What is Acetazolamide?

Acetazolamide is a carbonic anhydrase inhibitor that is used for the medical treatment of glaucoma, epileptic seizure, idiopathic intracranial hypertension , altitude sickness, cystinuria, periodic paralysis, central sleep apnea, and dural ectasia.

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I stopped taking Acetazolamide for intracranial hypertension on Tuesday, at my consultants request. Over the last couple of days I have experienced...

doctor1 MD is not due to thyroid. Consider getting rft done. By the way why are you intermixing intra cranial hypertension and thyroid.

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my husband has been diagnosed with glaucoma. he recently had a slight loss of vision and a laser treatment. This past week. today he feels like...

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Thanks for the query.

This pattern of visual loss can at times occur in a few cases.Such time lag in visual loss suggests a definite pattern....

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Hi I need help on medications. I am a 15 year old male. I am currently on vacation in Colorado. When I was in Denver, I got stomach cramps and...

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acute mountain sickness(AMS) and HACE(high altitutde cerebral edema
people with any infection are more prone to get AMS
you had acute...

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