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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The patient reported that she was taking acetazolamide for IIH treatment orally during the last 15 days with an onset dosage of 750 mg/day, increased to 1500 mg/day after the 7th day of usage.
Compared with model group, Rg1 group, acetazolamide treatment, and Rg1 plus acetazolamide group all have significantly decreased AQP4 expression at each time point (p < 0.
Central apnoea index decreases after prolonged treatment with acetazolamide.
Our patient presented with intracranial hypertension associated with persistent headache and progressive visual loss despite treatment with acetazolamide and optic nerve sheath fenestration.
Acetazolamide is sometimes used in the functional evaluation of children with moyamoya because it challenges regional blood flow and can highlight areas of abnormal perfusion (Isobe, Kuroda, Kamiyama, Abe, & Mitumori, 1992).
25) Acetazolamide is used primarily for the treatment of AMS and is given at 125 mg to 250 mg po BID until symptoms resolve.
TABLE: SIMILAR SOUNDING DRUG NAMES THAT COULD RESULT IN A MEDICATION ERROR Drug Name Confused With Abelcet Amphotericin B Accupril Aciphex Acetazolamide Acetohexamide Aciphex Aricept Aciphex Accupril Activase TNKase Actonel Actos Adderall Inderal Advicor Altocor Aggrastat Argatroban Adapted from Medication Safety Alert.
Mr Hall - diagnosed with Retinitis Pigmentosa in his teens - was prescribed acetazolamide, which dried up excess water in his eyes and enabled him to see.
These include acetazolamide (Diamox), dichlorphenamide (Daranide) and methazolamide (Neptazane).
Other potential options include such medications as lamotrigine, zonisamide, topiramate, acetazolamide, oxcarbazepine, and carbamazepine.
Acetazolamide (Diamox) acts to facilitate renal bicarbonate excretion.
Or patients can add an adjunctive anticonvulsant such as acetazolamide or a benzodiazepine for 3-4 days.