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Acetazolamide Tablets

This medication is a tablet you swallow to reduce pressure in the eye for people with certain types of glaucoma.  It also has other uses unrelated to the eye. 

Side Effects/Adverse Reactions

  • Allergic reaction (especially if you have a history of allergy to sulfonamide drugs)

  • Diarrhea, nausea, vomiting

  • Confusion

  • Drowsiness

  • Sensitivity to the sun

  • Increased urination

  • Loss of appetite

  • Metallic taste 


This medication could interact with many other drugs.  Ask the pharmacist if it interacts with the ones you currently take. 


  • Store at room temperature 

  • Keep out of reach and sight of children

  • Do not use it after the expiry date (the expiry date refers to the last day of that month)

This is for informational purposes only and does not substitute medical advice.  It is not a complete product summary and does not include a full list of side effects.  Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have or for any unexpected effects while using this product. 


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