Acetazolamide 250 mg Tablets

 
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250mg
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Acetazolamide is a medication used for various conditions but we can supply it to treat altitude sickness.

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Description

Acetazolamide, or Diamox, is the standard medical prophylaxis agent for high altitude illnesses. The medication is effective in preventing acute mountain sickness (AMS), high altitude pulmonary edema (HAPE), and high altitude cerebral edema (HACE).

 

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Warnings

Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking Acetazolamide 250mg Tablets if:

 

- you have or have ever had kidney problems such as kidney stones
- you have lung problems such as chronic bronchitis or emphysema, which cause difficulty in breathing
- you are over the age of 65
- a small number of people being treated with anti-epileptics such as Acetazolamide have had thoughts of harming or killing themselves, if at any time you have these thoughts, immediately contact your doctor.

 

Acetazolamide 250mg Tablets may affect some medical tests. If you visit a hospital or clinic for any medical tests, you should tell the doctor concerned that you are taking Acetazolamide 250mg Tablets.

Directions

Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor or pharmacist has told you. Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.

 

This information will also be on the label.
Acetazolamide 250mg Tablets should be swallowed whole with a drink of water, just before or just after a meal. Do not chew or crush the tablets.
The dose varies from person to person depending on their condition. Your doctor will decide on the most appropriate dose. If you are not sure how many tablets to take or when to take them, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

Ingredients

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Side Effects

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