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Birth Control Pill Effectiveness//Diarrhea?

Posted 2 days ago by Carhub93 2 answers

In July, I was recently diagnosed with IIH and have been prescribed Diamox to lower the amount of spinal fluid I produce. I recently have developed chronic diarrhea (it’s pretty bad, 3-6 times a day) as a side effect to the new medicine. The diarrhea started on August 1st. I had sex about 1 ...

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

Posted 16 Nov 2010 by mstrausser1966 6 answers

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 acidic. He now takes Bicitra to help control that. He still has tingling, can't drink soda, appetite ...

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?

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 ...

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

Posted 20 May 2011 by scratches 1 answer

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 anyone relate to these symptoms after Diamox use. She took it for intracranial hypertension.

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

Posted 8 Aug 2012 by dia-moxie 2 answers

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 Diamox, but have not seen intestinal pain reported. Anyone else taking Diamox experiencing this?

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 ...

Does Diamox cause blurred/double vision?

Posted 16 Dec 2017 by Dodgergirl9211 2 answers

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 ...

Can acetazolamide cause changes in blood calcium levels?

Posted 16 May 2010 by Headache girl 1 answer

Wondering if this drug can affect diagnosing parathyroid disease.

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

Posted 26 Aug 2010 by narayandash 2 answers

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

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

Posted 11 Aug 2011 by tinamos64 1 answer

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 cure.

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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