Diamox (Acetazolamide) 250mg
Diamox (Acetazolamide) 250mg
- Product Code : Diamox 250mg
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Diamox is a sulfa drug.
Diamox is used for glaucoma treatment (excessive pressure in the eyes), epilepsy treatment (for both brief and unlocalized seizures), fluid retention due to congestive heart failure or drugs.
Diamox is also known as Acetazolamide, Avva.
Diamox works by controlling fluid secretion.
Generic name of Diamox is Acetazolamide.
Brand name of Diamox is Diamox.
Diamox is available in:
- 250mg Min Dosage
Diamox is available in tablets and injectable forms.
The dosage depends on the disease and its prescribed treatmen.
250 mg to 1 gram per 24 hours in 2 or more smaller doses.
In secondary glaucoma and before surgery in acute congestive (closed-angle) glaucoma, the usual dosage is 250 mg every 4 hours or, in some cases, 250 mg twice a day.
The daily dosage is 8 to 30 mg per 2.2 pounds of body weight in 2 or more doses. Typical dosage may range from 375 to 1,000 mg per day.
Congestive Heart Failure treatment:
The usual dosage is 250 mg to 375 mg per day or 5 mg per 2.2 pounds of body weight, taken in the morning.
Diamox can be used by children.
If you want to achieve most effective results do not stop taking Diamox suddenly.
Missing of dose
Do not take double dose. If you miss a dose you should take it as soon as you remember about your missing. If it is the time for the next dose you should continue your regular dosing schedule.
If you overdose Diamox and you don't feel good you should visit your doctor or health care provider immediately.
Store at room temperature between 20 and 25 degrees C (68 and 77 degrees F) away from moisture and heat. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date. Keep out of the reach of children.
Diamox has its side effects. The most common are:
- change in taste
- increase in amount or frequency of urination
- loss of appetite
- ringing in the ears
- tingling or pins and needles in hands or feet
Less common but more serious side effects during taking Diamox: allergy reactions (urticaria, breathing difficulties, rash, and eruption).
Side effects manifestations are not only depend on medicine you are taking but also depend on your health state and on the other factors.
Do not take Diamox if you are allergic to Diamox components.
Be careful with Diamox if you're pregnant or you plan to have a baby, or you are a nursing mother.
Do not take Diamox if your sodium or potassium levels are low.
Do not take Diamox if you have kidney or liver disease, including cirrhosis.
Be careful with Diamox if you suffer from or have a history of emphysema or other breathing disorders.
Be careful with Diamox if you take high doses of aspirin.
Be careful with Diamox if you are taking Amitriptyline, Cyclosporine, Lithium, Methenamine, oral diabetes drugs such as Glyburide, Quinidine.
Do not use potassium supplements or salt substitutes.
If you want to achieve most effective results without any side effects it is better to avoid alcohol.
Do not stop taking Diamox suddenly.