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Methazolamide
(Generic alternative to Methazolamide)

Formulation : Tablet

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What is Methazolamide /Methazolamide used for?

Methazolamide is a carbonic anhydrase inhibitor that is used to treat glaucoma by reducing the amount of fluid that is produced in the eyes, resulting in a reduction of pressure in the eyes.

How should Methazolamide /Methazolamide be stored?

Methazolamide should be stored in an area that is protected from moisture and heat.

General information

This medication should only be used by prescribed patient, do not give it to other people. The information provided is advisory only and does not contain all information pertaining to this medication. Talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider for question about this medication.

How should I take Methazolamide/Methazolamide ?

Methazolamide should be taken exactly as it has been prescribed for you. When you are taking Methazolamide, follow the directions on your prescription label. If you do not understand these directions, contact your healthcare provider for further clarification. Methazolamide doses are generally to be taken with a full glass of water and may be taken with food to avoid stomach upset.

When should Methazolamide /Methazolamide not be taken?

If you are allergic to sulfa, taking Methazolamide is not recommended, as Methazolamide is a sulfa-based drug, and you may have a similar reaction to it.

What precautions should I follow when taking Methazolamide /Methazolamide ?

Before taking Methazolamide, notify your doctor if any of the following apply to you: you are on aspirin therapy, you have liver disease, you have kidney disease, you have heart disease, you have lung disease, or if you have a hormonal disease. Your dosage may need to be adjusted accordingly.

What special warning(s) should I be aware of when taking Methazolamide /Methazolamide ?

This medication may cause drowsiness and dizziness; use with caution if you intend to drive or perform any tasks which may require your full attention. This medication may also increase your skin's sensitivity to sunlight; ensure that you frequently us <a href=" http://www.doctorsolve.com/productPage.aspx?DrugName=Ombrelle+Lotion ">sunscreen </a> and wear protective clothing during treatment.

When should Methazolamide /Methazolamide not be taken?

Severe Side Effects: an allergic reaction (difficulty breathing; closing of your throat; swelling of your lips, tongue, or face; or hives); a sore throat or a fever; unusual bleeding or bruising; side or groin pain; tingling or tremors in the hands or fee

Common Side Effects: decreased appetite, nausea, vomiting, constipation, diarrhea, or changes in taste; drowsiness, dizziness, fatigue, or weakness; nervousness or tremor; headache or confusion; increased sensitivity of the skin to sunlight; worsening gou

Other: None.

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