acetazolamide

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acetazolamide

[‚as·ə·tə′zäl·ə‚mīd]
(pharmacology)
(CH3CONH)C2N2S(SO2NH2) An odorless, white to faintly yellowish-white, crystalline powder with a melting point of 258°C; slightly soluble in water; used as a diuretic.
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Effect of Diamox on plasma and urine acid-base composition during chronic respiratory acidosis.
Diamox (azetazo-lamide), however, does effectively address the symptoms caused by high altitude.
Medics have also prescribed an eyewash called Diamox but it contains Acetazolamide A, which is on UEFA's banned substances list.
And medics have also prescribed an eyewash called Diamox which contains the drug Acetazolamide A - but that is on UEFA's banned substance list.
Diamox is made with the drug Acetazolamide A, and if Davids was pulled out of the hat for a dope test, theoretically, he would fail.