Acetazolamide

Alpha Glycosidase Inhibitor

Identification
Generic Name
Acetazolamide
Brand Name

 
Attributes
Pregnancy
B3

Indication
Condition Contra-Indication
Our Records are Incomplete for Condition-Contra Indications

 
Other Contra-Indication
Taking acetazolamide with primidone, phenytoin or phenobarbitone over the long term can increase the risk of bone disease caused by a thinning of bone structure

Contra-Indication
Our Records are Incomplete for Drug Contra-Indications

 
Class Contra-Indication
Our Records are Incomplete for Drug Class Contra-Indications

Side Effects
Common
Skin Tingling Or Numbness (Paresthesias)
Blood: Potassium Decreased (Hypokalaemia)
Kidney stones
Stools (Faeces) Black
Metabolic Acidosis
Fatigue
Drowsiness
Mind: Depression
Libido (Sex Drive) Decrease
Nausea
Vomiting
Pain Abdominal
Urination of Large Volume of Urine (Polyuria)
Blood: Sodium Below Normal Salt Depletion (Hyponatraemia)
Uncommon
Eyes: Nearsightedness (Myopia)
Skin: Severe And Serious Skin Rash (Stevens-Johnson Syndrome)
Rare
Anaemia (Anemia)
Skin Yellowing (Jaundice)
Fever (Raised Body Temperature)
Throat Sore (Pharyngitis)
Skin Easily Bruised
Anaphylactic Shock

Acetazolamide

 

Acetazolamide, sold under the trade name Diamox

 


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