Acetazolamide

BreastfeedingGeriatricPediatric
  • TRADE NAMES: Acetazolam; Ak-Zol; Dazamide; Defiltran; Diamox (Duramed); Diuramid; Novo-Zolamide
  • INDICATIONS: Epilepsy, glaucoma
  • CLASS: Carbonic anhydrase inhibitor, Diuretic
  • HALF-LIFE: 2–6 hours
CLINICALLY IMPORTANT, POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS INTERACTIONS WITH:

Arsenic, Aspirin, Ephedra, Indacaterol, Lisdexamfetamine, Lithium, Metformin, Mivacurium, Triamcinolone

PREGNANCY CATEGORY: C

Acetazolamide is a sulfonamide and can be absorbed systemically. Sulfonamides can produce severe, possibly fatal, reactions such as toxic epidermal necrolysis and Stevens-Johnson syndrome.

Our database has 45 adverse reactions for this drug across the following areas

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SKIN.
HAIR.
MUCOSAL.
CARDIOVASCULAR.
CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM.
ENDOCRINE/METABOLIC.
GASTROINTESTINAL/HEPATIC.
NEUROMUSCULAR/SKELETAL.
OCULAR.
OTIC.
RENAL.
OTHER.


Page last updated 09/19/2018

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Incidence info

  • <1%
  • 1-5%
  • 5-10%
  • 10-15%
  • 15-20%
  • 20-30%
  • >30%

Seriousness info

  • Hospitalization possible
  • Life threatening
  • Fatal

Warnings in other populations info

  • Breast feeding
  • Geriatric
  • Pediatric
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