Iopar SR Capsule

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  • Manufactured by: Fdc Ltd
  • Contains / Salt: Acetazolamide (250 mg)
  • Seller: Apollo Pharmacy Limited
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    • Country of Origin: India

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    Iopar Information

    Iopar is a prescription drug, available for use as Capsule. It is primarily used for the treatment of Glaucoma, Edema. Other than this, Iopar has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

    The right dosage of Iopar depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

    Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Iopar can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Usually, these side effects of Iopar go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

    Iopar's effect during pregnancy is Mild and Mild while nursing. It is important to know if Iopar has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Iopar related warnings section.

    Individuals suffering from medical conditions like Kidney Disease, Liver Disease must refrain from the use of Iopar since this can cause severe adverse effects. The section on Iopar contraindications lists all such conditions.

    Drug interactions for Iopar have been reported in the medical literature. See below for a complete list.

    You should also be aware that Iopar is safe while driving, and is addiction.



    Iopar Benefits & Uses

    Iopar is used to treat the following -

    Main Benefits

    Other Benefits

    Iopar 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

    Iopar Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Iopar safe for pregnant women?


      Pregnant women may get mild side effects from Iopar.

      Mild
    • Is the use of Iopar safe during breastfeeding?


      Side effects of Iopar for breastfeeding are little to none, so you can take it without doctor's advice.

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


      Consumption of Iopar can harm the kidneys. So it is important to take medical advice beforehand.

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


      Side effects of Iopar rarely affect the liver.

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


      Iopar can cause side effects that could harm the heart. So medical advice before taking it is necessary.

      Severe


    Severe Interaction of Iopar with Other Drugs

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

    Severe

    Moderate



    Iopar Contraindications

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



    Frequently asked Questions about Iopar

    • Is this Iopar habit forming or addictive?


      No, you will not get addicted to Iopar.

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


      Yes, it is safe to do these activities or work after taking Iopar as it does not make you drowsy.

      Safe
    • Is it safe?


      Yes, the use of Iopar is considered safe.

      Safe
    • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


      No, Iopar is not used to treat mental disorders.

      No

    Iopar Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Iopar


      Due to a lack of research, nothing can be said about the consequences of taking Iopar together with food.

      Unknown
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Iopar


      It is difficult to say anything about the effect of Iopar and alcohol. No research has been done on this yet.

      Unknown


    Frequently asked Questions about Iopar

    Question about 5 years ago

    Does Iopar cause kidney stone?

    Dr. OP Kholwad MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Iopar may cause kidney stone with long term therapy. It is a rare side effect of this drug. However, if you experience kidney stone after taking this drug then inform your doctor and follow his/her instructions.

    Question about 5 years ago

    Does Iopar cause diarrhea?

    Dr Anjum Mujawar MBBS, MBBS , Emergency Medicine

    Yes, Iopar has been reported to cause constipation. It is a common side effect of this drug. However, if you are experiencing severe diarrhea after taking this drug then inform your doctor and follow his/her instructions

    Question over 5 years ago

    How long can I safely take Iopar?

    Dr. Bharat MBBS , General Physician

    Take Iopar as advised by your doctor. Do not discontinue the drug suddenly or take it longer than prescribed by your doctor.

    Question over 5 years ago

    How to take Iopar?

    Dr. Yogesh Kumar MBBS , General Physician

    Ideally, Iopar 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.

    Question about 5 years ago

    Does Iopar cause shortness of breath?

    Dr. Ajay Kumar MBBS, MD , General Physician

    No, Iopar does not cause shortness of breath. In fact, it is used to reduce the symptoms of shortness of breath arises due to high altitude.



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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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