Mountain Sickness / Altitude Sickness Medications
Definition of Mountain Sickness / Altitude Sickness:
Acute mountain sickness is an illness that can affect mountain climbers, hikers, skiers, or travelers who ascend too rapidly to high altitude (typically above 8,000 feet or 2,400 meters). This is especially for persons who normally reside at or near sea level.
Drugs associated with Mountain Sickness / Altitude Sickness
The following drugs and medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of Mountain Sickness / Altitude Sickness. This service should be used as a supplement to, and NOT a substitute for, the expertise, skill, knowledge and judgment of healthcare practitioners.