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Diamox Sequels

Diamox Sequels

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Who should not take acetazolamide (Diamox Sequels)?

Tell your doctor if you have ever had an allergic reaction to a sulfa-based drug such as sulfamethoxazole (e.g., Bactrim, Septra, Gantanol). Acetazolamide is also a sulfa-based drug, and you may have a similar reaction to it.

Before taking acetazolamide, tell your doctor if you

  • are on aspirin therapy,
  • have liver disease,
  • have kidney disease,
  • have heart disease,
  • have lung disease, or
  • have a hormonal disease.

You may not be able to take acetazolamide, or you may require a lower dose or special monitoring during treatment if you have any of the conditions listed above.

Acetazolamide is in the FDA pregnancy category C. This means that it is not known whether acetazolamide will harm an unborn baby. Do not take acetazolamide without first talking to your doctor if you are pregnant.

Acetazolamide passes into breast milk. It is not known whether acetazolamide will affect a nursing infant. Do not take acetazolamide without first talking to your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby.

How should I take acetazolamide (Diamox Sequels)?

Take acetazolamide exactly as directed by your doctor. If you do not understand these directions, ask your pharmacist, nurse, or doctor to explain them to you.

Take each dose with a full glass of water.

Take acetazolamide with food if it upsets your stomach.

Store acetazolamide at room temperature away from moisture and heat.

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