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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, Brain Pressure


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Does Diamox cause blurred/double vision?

Posted 16 Dec 2017 by Dodgergirl9211 1 answer

I was diagnosed with IIH November 28th this year, 2017. I was getting blurred and double vision before I was diagnosed. I started taking Diamox. I have been on it for 4 days now and still seeing double. I am taking 1000mg a day and in 2 more days I'll be taking 1500mg a day. Will this ...

Idiopathic intracranial hypertension?

Posted 31 Aug 2017 by ibtazzed69 0 answers

I am 48 years old. About a month ago I went to the ER because I was dizzy and vomiting. I am 5'2" and weigh 224. I haven't been on depo in at least 10 years. The ER did CT scans, chest x-rays, blood tests, etc. The only diagnosis was high blood pressure and an acute sinus infection. ...

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 ...

Papilledema Associated with Increased Intracranial Pressure - hi I have been diagnosed with?

Posted 5 Jun 2016 by becks500 0 answers

... hi I have been diagnosed with papilledema I had my mri but ive now had a constant headache for over two weeks now can anyone tell me what it could be that is causing the papilledema? I'm worrying it could be worse case scenario (brain tumor) as ive been having pains in my shoulders going ...

Pregnancy - I'm currently taking diamox 1,000 mg. A day. It's either this surgery or going blind.?

Posted 24 Apr 2016 by susan6587 0 answers

... I'm so worried if it's going to hurt my unborn son

Topiramate and pregnancy?

Posted 1 Nov 2015 by minimac91 3 answers

Hi im currently taking topiramate due to IIH and migraines, im on 75mg morning and night i have the tingling side affect and the memory loss/confusion... but what i really want to know is if anyone as ever continued to take topiramate through pregnancy, me and my partner are planning on trying for ...

Diamox - will the side effects go away?

Posted 17 Feb 2015 by maggiemay23 1 answer

I was diagnosed with IIH last year on diamox for few months 23 years old. Simide effects are still the same legs hand lips and nose tingle drinks taste nasty headaches regularly im on 1000g a day 2500g twice a day ive had 2 lumber puncture done im tired all the time feeling pretty low no energy for ...

Intracranial Hypertension - I was diagnosed in 2008. Have had some experience with this. Just moved?

Posted 19 Mar 2015 by unhealthyone808 1 answer

... four months ago hasn't had any trouble in a long time up until about a week or two ago with pressure build up. Had a few taps. Still experiencing blurry vision with spots, including pressure doctors are saying its not pseudo related. How can this be? I know my body and it feels related!! ...

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?

Taking diamox while pregnant?

Posted 1 Dec 2014 by dardayfio 1 answer

What can happen. I'm 14weeks pregnant

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 ...

Nerve Blocker?

Posted 2 Jan 2013 by victoriaT 1 answer

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. That's when he talked to me about nerve blocking which is done by injecting an anesthetic on the nerves ...

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