Buy Diamox Online
Product Code: PR10465
What is this drug?
Diamox is prescribed in glaucoma, cardiac and renal disease, seizures, cerebral oedema. It is also a drug of choice in treating altitude sickness. It reduces fluid collection in body.
Classification and Mechanism of Action
Diamox contains Acetazolamide which is a carbonic anhydrase inhibitor. It is an anticonvulsant, diuretic and anti-glaucoma drug. It reduces the production of aqueous humor in the eye thus reducing eye pressure. It produces alkaline diuresis by inhibiting hydrogen ion secretion in the renal tubules. It also inhibits the carbonic anhydrase in the CNS system and that reduces abnormal CNS discharge.
Looking after your drug
Store it between 20 – 250C and away from direct sunlight and moisture. Keep it away from the reach of children.
How to take the medication?
Take it by mouth as directed by your doctor.
Consult your doctor for your right dose. It varies from condition to condition.
Consult your doctor right away.
If it is time for your next dose then skip the missed dose or else take it as soon as you remember. Do not double dose.
Warnings and Precautions
It increases sensitivity to sun. Use caution in severe metabolic diseases, pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Possible Side Effects
- Dizziness, headache, lethargy, Drowsiness
- Increased urine output
- Blurred vision
- Loss of appetite
- GI upset
When Diamox should not be used?
- Allergy to the drug
- Adrenal gland disorders
- Severe renal disease
- Children under 12 years
How long should you take Diamox?
As long as prescribed.