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Related terms: Elevated intracranial pressure (ICP), Increased intracranial pressure, Intracranial pressure, increased, Elevated intracranial pressure, ICP, Benign Intracranial Hypertension, Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension, IIH

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Acetazolamide - How much potassium should I take daily to counter the depletion caused by this drug?

It was recommended to take a potassium supplement due to acetazolamide depleting potassium levels. I have been taking 1 99mg daily, but have not noticed a huge change. Should I increase this?

Posted 9 Jul 2014 1 answer

Is Diamox a short acting or long acting medication?

How long does it take to get out of your blood stream?

Posted 7 Jul 2014 1 answer

Acetazolamide (Diamox):Does the ringing in the ears and muffled sound go away after taking the drug?

My son is taking it as a conservative approach to reduce a subdural hygroma. He takes 250mg t.i.d. He experiences ringing in the airs and sometimes a muffled sound in his ear. Has anybody experienced ...

Posted 23 Apr 2014 1 answer

Is it safe for my child to take sudafed while taking acetazolamide for intracranial hypertension?

Diagnosed July 2012, given LP which relieved much pressure and excessive fluid. On prescription acetazolamide to help with headaches and back pain. She's suffered all week with sinus pressure. ...

Posted 26 Jan 2013 2 answers

Can some one with hcv take acetazolamide?

I have been diagnosed with excess spinal fluid on the brain and this is one of the drugs they give for this.

Posted 5 Mar 2013 1 answer

Nerve Blocker?

Topomax put me in the ER last year so a refused to get back on it when the migraines came back in the fall on top of my IIH. He also wanted to put me on a Beta Blocker which I also refused. ...

Posted 2 Jan 2013 1 answer

Intracranial Hypertension - I have had PTC for 5 years now and the doctors are wanting to do a?

... cerebral angiogram to see if I am a candidate for stints in blood vessels. Anyone have any comments! I am not open to a shunt I don't think??? Just fed up :(

Posted 12 Oct 2012 1 answer

Diamox - has anyone experienced intestinal pain especially at night while on this.

Taking 500 mg/day diamox sequels for IIH for about 1 yr. Lately experiencing intestinal pain with gas production typically waking me from sleep and lasting about 4-5 hrs. Lots of nausea reports with ...

Posted 8 Aug 2012 2 answers

Intracranial Hypertension - Taking 4000 mg diamox, 1000 mg naproxen, and 200 mg topamax a day... and

... my neurologist just discontinued my hydrocodone (the only thing that's ever helped) saying it causes rebound headaches... told me to lose weight.. I lost 35 pounds in the last month, and it ...

Posted 24 Jun 2011 2 answers

I take 1850mg aday of acetazolamide, does anyone else take that much for a psuedo tumor?

I have papilladema & intercranial hpertension cerebri and take 1850mg aday of acetazolamide & was told i could take 250mg more but i dont. Im tired of taking this med & want to find a ...

Posted 11 Aug 2011 1 answer

Diamox -Has anyone experienced long term effects such as gall bladder problems, or heart problems?

After high doses of Diamox and a range of side effects my daughter developed gall bladder dysfunction ending in surgery. Another 4 yrs later she has developed aheart problem and abdominal pain. Does ...

Posted 20 May 2011 1 answer

My 12 year old son was recently diagnosed with Pseudotumor Cerebri and started on Diamox?

He has had 4 LPs in the last 4 weeks, 2 after starting the Diamox, he only ways 90lbs and takes 750mg a day - he was on 1,000mg a day but they decreased it because is PH level in his blood was ...

Posted 16 Nov 2010 6 answers

After using diamox I am feeling burning sensation in my throat and chest is it serious?

i am taking this for treatment of iih along this i am taking mecomin-od and sibelium i ve tingling sensetion in my fingers toes and feet is it something serious

Posted 26 Aug 2010 2 answers

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