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Has anyone else gained weight from taking acetazolamide?

Posted 7 Jul 2017 by Run girl run 0 answers

I have been diagnosed with IIH. I believe it was caused by taking the antibiotic levofloxican. I have only been on acetazolamide 500 Mg for two weeks. I have the common side affects - metallic taste, tingling in feet, ache in intestines - but I've also gained 4 pounds in 6 days. I'm very ...

When should I start acetazolamide on a 3 week in Bolivia?

Posted 12 Jan 2017 by FDR 0 answers

day 8 will reach 2,000 meters then down for 3 days above 1,000. Day 12 to 14 at 2,300 / 2,400 meters. Day 15 at 3,750 meters, day 16 at 3,650 meters, day 17 and 18 at 4,000 meters, the 19 and 20 at 3,650 meters (La Paz). In La Paz and Bolivia for a couple of weeks then to Cuzco (3,400 meters) and ...

Acetazolamide - How long do you feel the side effects of Diamox?

Posted 27 Apr 2016 by Lucysdoodle 0 answers

My neurologist started me on Diamox for possible meniere's disease and dizziness. I have been dizzy for a year. I'm dizzy all the time (unless lying down) and I have dizzy spells. I have been out of work because of these issues. I feel like I'm on a tilt-a-whirl or standing on a ...

Experiencing unusual side effect(crossed eyes)?

Posted 3 Apr 2016 by Ivyyuti 0 answers

I am a 22 year old female and I have been on Diamox Acetazolamide 1000mg/a day for two months now, apart from the usual known side effects like tingling in the face/fingertips and lost of appetite, Occasionally my eyes will become wobbly and it goes inward uncontrollably (crossed eye) and it will ...

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

Posted 23 Apr 2014 by AC Parent 1 answer

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 this or know if it causes permanent hearing loss?

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

Posted 9 Jul 2014 by tanyamsbg 1 answer

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?

Acetazolamide - does anyone know how long it takes diamox to regulate the fluid build up?

Posted 19 Apr 2013 by bdunt123 5 answers

my girlfriend was diagnosed with pseudotumor cerebri less than a week ago... is slowly increasing the dosage (per docs request) . however her doctor saw yesterday (after being on meds for almost 4 days) that her optic nerve was still swollen and was even slightly discolored. so im here in hopes ...

I just stopped taking acetazolamide after 3 months. How long will I experience taste alteration?

Posted 29 Sep 2010 by sywalton 1 answer

I was prescribed acetazolamide ER 500 mg for a little over 3 months for pseudo tumor ceribri. I had swollen optic nerves and fluid in both eyes. After a lumbar puncture to measure the pressure in my eyes which resulted in a borderline high reading, I was prescribed this med. My doctor took me off ...

Was diagose with Psedu Tumor Dr. prescribed 1500 mg of Acetazolamide Daily worst Side effects?

Posted 27 Jul 2013 by idominguez3 1 answer

The side effects are killing me is this normal

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

Posted 26 Jan 2013 by IH mom 2 answers

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. Her family physician gave her antibiotics in case a virus was coming on. She tested negative for both ...

Can some one with hcv take acetazolamide?

Posted 5 Mar 2013 by saf621 1 answer

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

Ive had Acetazolamide on my shelf for a few years (2009). I'm well beyond expiration. Is it safe?

Posted 7 Mar 2012 by belcaro 1 answer

... to take before my mountain trip?

Acetazolamide - I just want to know how is it possible to one day wake up and have this problem?

Posted 22 Dec 2012 by Theresad0937 2 answers

I have been taken this meds for almost a year and my dr said i may have this problem until i have a kid im only 19 i will be 20 in june ... Im tired of my head hurting.. I still have bad days some even wit taken this meds 1000 mg a day and headache meds at nite before i sleep ... I had a mri and ...

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