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Diamox Sequels

Diamox Sequels Patient Information Including Side Effects

Brand Names: Diamox, Diamox Sequels

Generic Name: acetazolamide (Pronunciation: a SEET a ZOLE a mide)

What is acetazolamide (Diamox Sequels)?

Acetazolamide is a carbonic anhydrase inhibitor. Carbonic anhydrase is a protein in your body. Acetazolamide reduces the activity of this protein.

Acetazolamide is used to treat glaucoma and to treat and to prevent acute mountain sickness (altitude sickness). It is also used as a part of some treatment plans for congestive heart failure and seizure disorders.

Acetazolamide may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this medication guide.

Acetazolamide 125 mg-TAR

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Acetazolamide 250 mg-TAR

round, white, imprinted with T 53

Acetazolamide 250mg-SCH

round, white, imprinted with 5430, DAN DAN

Diamox Sequels 500 mg

capsule, orange, imprinted with DIAMOX D3

What are the possible side effects of acetazolamide (Diamox Sequels)?

If you experience any of the following serious side effects, stop taking acetazolamide and seek emergency medical attention:

  • an allergic reaction (difficulty breathing; closing of your throat; swelling of your lips, tongue, or face; or hives);
  • a sore throat or a fever;
  • unusual bleeding or bruising;
  • side or groin pain;
  • tingling or tremors in your hands or feet; or
  • a rash.

Other, less serious side effects may be more likely to occur. Continue to take acetazolamide and talk to your doctor if you experience

  • decreased appetite, nausea, vomiting, constipation, diarrhea, or changes in taste;
  • drowsiness, dizziness, fatigue, or weakness;
  • nervousness or mild tremor;
  • headache or confusion;
  • increased sensitivity of the skin to sunlight;
  • worsening gout;
  • loss of blood sugar control (if you are diabetic);
  • ringing in your ears or hearing problems; or
  • changes in your vision.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Read the Diamox Sequels (acetazolamide xr) Side Effects Center for a complete guide to possible side effects

What is the most important information I should know about acetazolamide (Diamox Sequels)?

Call your doctor immediately if you experience a sore throat, fever, unusual bleeding or bruising, tingling or tremors in your hands or feet, pain in your side or groin, or a rash. These symptoms could be early signs of a serious side effect.

Use caution when driving, operating machinery, or performing other hazardous activities. Acetazolamide may cause dizziness or drowsiness. If you experience dizziness or drowsiness, avoid these activities.

Avoid prolonged exposure to sunlight. Acetazolamide may increase the sensitivity of your skin to sunlight. Use a sunscreen and wear protective clothing when exposure to the sun is unavoidable.

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Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration

 

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.


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