Diamox is used in the treatment of glaucoma.
How it Works
Diamox works to reduce the amount of fluid in the eye, which decreases pressure inside the eye. Diamox reduces the activity of a protein in the body known as carbonic anhydrase. Blocking this protein can help reduce the build-up of certain fluids in the body such as the amount of fluid in the eye.
Common Side effects
Some of the potential side effects of Diamox can include the symptoms below;
Decreased potassium level in blood,
Hearing dysfunction or tinnitus,
Before using Diamox, inform your doctor about your current list of medications that you are taking, any allergies you may have, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions such as if you are pregnant or if you have an upcoming surgery.Take this product as directed by your doctor, which will be adviced based on evaluation on your current health conditions. Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of Diamox. Diamox can cause Pulmonary obstruction and also Emphysema, therefore extra caution has to be taken while consuming this medication.
Should I consume Diamox on an empty stomach, before food or after food?
-Diamox is normally consumed after food. However, we would advice you to follow your doctor's advice on how you should use this medicine.
Is Diamox safe to consume or apply when pregnant or breastfeeding?
-Please consult with your doctor first.
Can Diamox cause kidney stones?
-Yes, Diamox can cause kidney stones