Acetazolamide 250 Mg Tablet - Albox Tablet

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Acetazolamide Information



Acetazolamide Benefits & Uses

Acetazolamide is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

Other Benefits

Acetazolamide Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: Glaucoma
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 250 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 4 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: Dosage range: 500 - 1000 mg/day
Geriatric
  • Disease: Glaucoma
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 250 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 2 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: Dosage range: 500 - 1000 mg/day
13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
  • Disease: Glaucoma
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 10 mg/kg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 3 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
2 - 12 years (Child)
  • Disease: Glaucoma
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 5 mg/kg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 3 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Infant (1 month to 2 years)
  • Disease: Altitude Sickness
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 2.5 mg/kg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 2 daily
  • Course Duration: 3 days
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor


Acetazolamide Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Acetazolamide is used -

Moderate

Mild

Unknown

  • Drowsiness
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Diarrhoea

Acetazolamide Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Acetazolamide safe for pregnant women?


    Acetazolamide has mild to no side effects in pregnant women.

    Mild
  • Is the use of Acetazolamide safe during breastfeeding?


    Acetazolamide has been seen to have minimal side effects on breastfeeding women.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Acetazolamide on the Kidneys?


    Effects of Acetazolamide on kidney can be severe. It is not safe to use it without doctor's advice.

    Severe
  • What is the effect of Acetazolamide on the Liver?


    Acetazolamide may have mild side effects on the liver. Most people will never see any effect on the liver.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Acetazolamide on the Heart?


    Use of Acetazolamide may be dangerous for the heart. Do not use it without doctor's advice.

    Severe


Severe Interaction of Acetazolamide with Other Drugs

Acetazolamide should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Severe

Moderate



Acetazolamide Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Acetazolamide unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Acetazolamide

  • Is this Acetazolamide habit forming or addictive?


    Acetazolamide does not cause addiction.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    Acetazolamide does not cause dizziness or sleep, so you can drive a vehicle or operate machinery also.

    Safe
  • Is it safe?


    There are no side effects of Acetazolamide, so it is safe for use.

    Safe
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    There is no benefit of taking Acetazolamide for mental disorders.

    No

Acetazolamide Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Acetazolamide


    There is no information on the effects of taking Acetazolamide with food, because this topic has not been scientifically researched yet.

    Unknown
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Acetazolamide


    No research has been done on this till date. Therefore, it is not known what the effect of taking Acetazolamide with alcohol will be.

    Unknown


Frequently asked Questions about Acetazolamide

Question about 5 years ago

Does Acetazolamide lower blood pressure?

Dr. Manoj Meena MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Acetazolamide reduces blood pressure. It works by increasing the rate of urine formation by inhibiting the sodium and potassium reabsorption from the kidney, this leads to decrease in blood volume and blood pressure which provides relief from swelling and high blood pressure to the patient.

Question almost 5 years ago

Does Acetazolamide treat edema?

Dr. Roshni Poonja MBBS , General Physician, Internal Medicine

Yes, Acetazolamide is used in the treatment of edema. It acts on the kidneys to remove extra water and electrolytes through urine to relieve from edema (swelling) and fluid retention.

Question almost 5 years ago

Does Acetazolamide treat altitude sickness?

Dr. Kishan Barnwal MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Acetazolamide is used in the treatment of altitude sickness. It inhibits the carbonic anhydrase enzyme which counteracts the respiratory alkalosis which occurs on altitude. It also facilitates the excretion of bicarbonate in the urine and helps to prevent high altitude disorders.

Question over 5 years ago

Can I discontinue Acetazolamide on my own without doctors advice?

Dr. R.K Singh MBBS , Diabetology

No, Acetazolamide should not be discontinued without doctors advice. You are recommended to always consult a doctor before discontinuing this medicine.

Question over 5 years ago

How to take Acetazolamide?

Dr. Yogesh Kumar MBBS , General Physician

Ideally, Acetazolamide can be taken by mouth once or twice daily depends on the severity of symptoms or as advised by your doctor. It can be taken with or without food because food does not affect the absorption of this drug. The usual recommended dose for the treatment of glaucoma is 250 mg every 4 hours. In some urgent cases, an initial dose of 500 mg followed by 125 mg or 250 mg every 4 hours may be used.



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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience


References

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Acetazolamide

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 586-587



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