Overview ( 640 members taking Acetazolamide )
This product is used in the treatment of glaucoma, epilepsy, edema relating to Congestive Heart Failure, drug induced edema, and for altitude sickness prevention in mountain climbers. It is a carbonic anhydrase inhibitor that promotes proper fluid movement and secretion.
This product has a black box relating to an increased risk of severe allergic reaction, and an increased risk of potential fatality in using this product in conjunction with high-dose aspirin.
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