Drug: Diamox

ACETAZOLAMIDE (a set a ZOLE a mide) is used to treat glaucoma and some seizure disorders. It may be used to treat edema or swelling from heart failure or from other medicines. This medicine is also used to treat and to prevent altitude or mountain sickness.

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Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
  • allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
  • breathing problems
  • confusion, depression
  • dark urine
  • fever
  • numbness, tingling in hands or feet
  • redness, blistering, peeling or loosening of the skin, including inside the mouth
  • ringing in the ears
  • seizures
  • unusually weak or tired
  • yellowing of the eyes or skin
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
  • change in taste
  • diarrhea
  • headache
  • loss of appetite
  • nausea, vomiting
  • passing urine more often

Source: http://www.healthline.com

Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
  • allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
  • breathing problems
  • confusion, depression
  • dark urine
  • fever
  • numbness, tingling in hands or feet
  • redness, blistering, peeling or loosening of the skin, including inside the mouth
  • ringing in the ears
  • seizures
  • unusually weak or tired
  • yellowing of the eyes or skin
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
  • change in taste
  • diarrhea
  • headache
  • loss of appetite
  • nausea, vomiting
  • passing urine more often

Source: http://www.healthline.com

What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine? They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
  • diabetes
  • kidney disease
  • liver disease
  • lung disease
  • an unusual or allergic reaction to acetazolamide, sulfa drugs, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives
  • pregnant or trying to get pregnant
  • breast-feeding

Source: http://www.healthline.com

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