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MZM Side Effects

Generic Name: methazolamide

Note: This page contains information about the side effects of methazolamide. Some of the dosage forms included on this document may not apply to the brand name MZM.

For the Consumer

Applies to methazolamide: oral tablets

Side effects include:

Paresthesia, hearing dysfunction or tinnitus, fatigue, malaise, anorexia, altered taste, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, polyuria, drowsiness, confusion.

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to methazolamide: compounding powder, oral tablet

Nervous system

Frequency not reported: Paresthesias, hearing dysfunction or tinnitus, taste alteration, drowsiness, flaccid paralysis, convulsions[Ref]


Frequency not reported: Gastrointestinal disturbances, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, melena[Ref]


Frequency not reported: Polyuria, glycosuria, crystalluria[Ref]


Frequency not reported: Loss of appetite, metabolic acidosis, electrolyte imbalance[Ref]


Frequency not reported: Urticaria, photosensitivity[Ref]


Frequency not reported: Fatigue, malaise[Ref]


Frequency not reported: Hepatic insufficiency[Ref]


Frequency not reported: Sulfonamide reactions[Ref]


Frequency not reported: Transient myopia[Ref]


Frequency not reported: Confusion[Ref]


Frequency not reported: Renal calculi[Ref]


1. "Product Information. Neptazane (methazolamide)." Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories, Philadelphia, PA.

Not all side effects for MZM may be reported. You should always consult a doctor or healthcare professional for medical advice. Side effects can be reported to the FDA here.

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