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Methazolamide Dosage

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Aug 9, 2023.

Applies to the following strengths: 25 mg; 50 mg

Usual Adult Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Glaucoma

50 to 100 mg orally 2 or 3 times a day

Comments: May be used concomitantly with miotic and osmotic agents.

Use: Treatment of ocular conditions where lowering intraocular pressure is likely to be of therapeutic benefit, such as chronic open-angle glaucoma, secondary glaucoma, and preoperatively in acute angle-closure glaucoma.

Renal Dose Adjustments

Contraindicated in marked renal dysfunction

Liver Dose Adjustments

Contraindicated in marked liver dysfunction


Safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 18 years.

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.


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