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Acetazolamide

Carbonic Anhydrase Inhibitor

Acetazolamide oral tablet

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acetazolamide 125 MG GenericWHITE ROUND T52 acetazolamide 125 MG Oral Tablet
acetazolamide 250 MG GenericWHITE ROUND LAN;1050 acetazolamide 250 MG Oral Tablet

Acetazolamide injection

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acetazolamide 500 MG Generic

Acetazolamide extended release oral capsule

Acetazolamide side effects

Adverse Event ReportedReporting Odds RatioCase Count
Congenital intestinal malformation467.9473513
Benign intracranial hypertension63.4248525
Death neonatal55.4044613
Angle closure glaucoma52.2690223
Intraocular pressure increased41.099786
Corneal oedema39.7209214
Intracranial pressure increased31.5690233
Intracranial venous sinus thrombosis27.9488616
Papilloedema26.7680123
Drug resistance8.4434715
Visual field defect8.1731615
Retinal haemorrhage7.7714514
Blindness6.5899839
Visual acuity reduced6.5029362
Metabolic acidosis5.8248245
Eye disorder3.8867718
Grand mal convulsion3.7640423
Eye pain3.5060222
Foetal exposure during pregnancy2.9767414
Epilepsy2.8674714
Lactic acidosis2.8361715
Cataract2.7859431
Disseminated intravascular coagulation2.5000515
Vision blurred2.3944259
Stevens-Johnson syndrome2.3652915
Visual impairment2.360329
Coma2.3422526
Respiratory failure2.2718553
Nervous system disorder2.006915
Liver disorder1.9966319

Acetazolamide may treat:

Acetazolamide desired effects:

  • Increased Renal Na+ Excretion
  • Decreased Central Nervous System Disorganized Electrical Activity
  • Increased Renal K+ Excretion
  • Increased Renal HCO3- Excretion
  • Decreased Central Nervous System Organized Electrical Activity
  • Increased Collecting Duct Water Permeability
  • Decreased Intraocular Fluid Pressure

Acetazolamide drug classes:

  • Carbonic Anhydrase Inhibitor

Acetazolamide pharmacologic actions:

  • Anticonvulsants
  • Diuretics
  • Carbonic Anhydrase Inhibitors

Acetazolamide mechanism of action:

  • Carbonic Anhydrase Inhibitors
  • treatable

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