acetazolamide


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acetazolamide

(əˌsɛtəˈzɒləˌmaɪd; əˌsiːtə-; -ˈzəʊlə-)
n
a drug which operates by blocking the production of hydrogen ions and hydrogen carbonate, used to treat various conditions including epilepsy and glaucoma
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acetazolamide

n acetazolamida
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Acetazolamide is a carbonic anhydrase inhibitor and has been used for many relatively common disorders such as congestive heart failure, some forms of epilepsy glaucoma, IHH, and also for some rare diseases such as acute mountain sickness.
Compared with model group, ginsenoside Rg1 group, acetazolamide treatment, and ginsenoside Rg1 plus acetazolamide group all have significantly decreased EB content at each time point (p < 0.
for Each Category Oxygen -- 1 2 3 Hydration 3 2 2 7 Aspirin -- -- -- -- Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs 2 -- 1 3 Acetaminophen 3 -- 3 6 Return to Low Altitude -- -- -- -- Acetazolamide 7 3 5 15 Dexamethasone -- 1 1 2 Table 8.
The effect of rhodiola and acetazolamide on the sleep architecture and blood oxygen saturation in men living at high altitude.
Treatment options for altitude headache include non-steroidal anti-inflammatories, aspirin, acetaminophen, and oxygen, with acetazolamide and dexamethasone showing evidence for prevention (3).
Second, Acetazolamide (Diamox) has been demonstrated in well-designed clinical trials to reduce the symptoms of altitude sickness.
Treatment is mainly targeted at the underlying cause but may involve hemodialysis, aggressive fluid hydration, administration of dextrose and insulin, or administration of acetazolamide acutely (3).
The initial fundoscopic features were suggestive of a central retinal vein occlusion, and oral acetazolamide 250 mg 6-hourly and prednisone 60 mg/d were commenced.
There is evidence derived from small studies, but no large clinical trials, to support the use of acetazolamide and theophylline in the treatment of central apnoea (121).
Kamala had tested positive for a diuretic called acetazolamide in an out- of- competition test during a coaching camp in Bhopal in 2009.
Carotid perfusion CT with balloon occlusion and acetazolamide challenge test: Feasibility.
An ophthalmologist made the diagnosis of pseudotumor cerebri and treated her with acetazolamide and bilateral optic nerve sheath fenestrations.