Edimox 250 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 y... View More
Uses of Edimox 250
Side effects of Edimox 250
How to use Edimox 250
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. Edimox 250 may be taken wi... View More
How Edimox 250 works
Edimox 250 is a carbonic anhydrase inhibitor. It works in glaucoma by decreasing the production of aqueous humour (fluid in the eye), thereby lowering t... View More
What if you forget to take Edimox 250?
If you miss a dose of Edimox 250, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to you... View More
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
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Potassium supplements may be required. Impaired hepatic or renal function; diabetes. Monitor plasma electrolytes and blood count regularly. IM route is ... View More
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<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