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It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Acemox. Please consult your doctor.
Acemox may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing ... View More
Acemox is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not har... View More
Acemox may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive. .Acemox can occasionally cause short-sightedness, drowsiness or confusion which ... View More
Acemox should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Acemox may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of Acemox i... View More
Acemox should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Acemox may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of Acemox is... View More
Acemox is a medicine used to reduce pressure in the eyes. This pressure can be caused by or lead to an illness called glaucoma. If the pressure in your ... View More
Uses of Acemox
Side effects of Acemox
- Frequent urge to urinate
- Tingling sensation of extremity
- Numbness of extremity
- Loss of appetite
- Feeling sick
- Taste change
- Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)
How to use Acemox
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Acemox may be taken with o... View More
How Acemox works
Acemox is a carbonic anhydrase inhibitor. It works in glaucoma by decreasing the production of aqueous humour (fluid in the eye), thereby lowering the i... View More
What if you forget to take Acemox?
If you miss a dose of Acemox, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your re... View More
- Acemox helps lower high pressure in the eye and reduce the risk of vision loss.
- Usually used in combination with other anti-glaucoma medications.
- Take it as per dose and duration suggested by your doctor.
- Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Acemox can make you very drowsy.
- It may cause a tingling sensation in hands and feet. Take potassium-rich foods (banana and coconut water), and get potassium levels checked regularly.
Adult: PO Diuresis 250-375 mg/day. Glaucoma; Epilepsy 250-1,000 mg/day. Prophylaxis of high altitude sickness 500-1,000 mg/day. Epilepsy >12 ye... View More
Concomitant use w/ high-dose aspirin may cause anorexia, tachypnoea, lethargy, metabolic acidosis, coma and death. May increase serum levels of phenytoi... View More
Potassium supplements may be required. Impaired hepatic or renal function; diabetes. Monitor plasma electrolytes and blood count regularly. IM route is ... View More
Acetazolamide specifically inhibits the enzyme carbonic anhydrase which catalyses the reversible reaction involving the hydration of CO2 and dehydration... View More
<12 years: Safety and efficacy is not established
Mode of Action
Should be taken with food.
Glaucoma, Epilepsy, Idiopathic intracranial hypertension, Altitude sickness
Renal impairment: Contraindicated in marked renal impairment.
Pregnancy Category Note
Drowsiness, paraesthesia, ataxia, dizziness, thirst, anorexia, headache; confusion, malaise, depression; GI distress, metabolic acidosis, polyuria, hype... View More
Hypersensitivity to sulphonamides; sodium or potassium depletion, hepatic insufficiency; hepatic cirrhosis; hyperchloraemic acidosis; severe renal impai... View More
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More