Disease Information for Acetazolamide (Diamox) Administration/Toxicity

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Impotence, relative
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Normal Anion Gap Acidosis
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
Bicarbonate, serum (Lab)
PCO2, arterial blood (Lab)
pH, arterial blood (Lab)
Phosphate Serum (Lab)
Potassium, serum (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Ammonia blood (Lab)
Chloride serum (Lab)
Glucose, blood (Lab)
Non Gap Acidosis (LAB)
URINE PH
Diagnostic Test Results
X-RAY
Xray/Radiopaque material/pills in gut/ABD
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Acidosis
Acidosis, metabolic
Anemia, aplastic
Drug induced Balance/Ataxia poblems
Drug induced Hypokalemia.
Drug induced Impotence.
Drug induced Neutropenia.
Granulocytopenia/Neutropenia
Hyperammonemia
Hyperchloremia
Hyperchloremic metabolic acidosis
Hyperglycemia
Hypokalemia
Hypophosphatemia
Impotence/Erectile dysfunction disorder
Kidney stone/Nephrolithiasis/Urolithiasis
Renal tubule acidosis, acquired
Calcium Containing Kidney Stones
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Anti-Altitude sickness effect
DRUG/Anticonvulsant/antiepilepsy medication (example)
DRUG/Carbonic anhydrase inhibitor (example)
DRUG/Diuretic medication (example)
DRUG/Epilepsy adjunctive medication
DRUG/Older medication/little used
DRUG/Specialized usage (example)
DRUG/Systemic buffering/alkalinizing agent
DRUG/Urine alkalinization effect
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Bicarbonate diuresis process
Pathophysiology/Calcium containing kidney stone process
Pathophysiology/Non Anion Gap Renal
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
Acetamide N (5 (aminosulfonyl) 1,3,4 thiadiazol 2 yl), acetaZOLAMIDE, Acetazolamide chemical, Acetazolamide chemical (substance), Acetazolamide (epilepsy), Acetazolamide (epilepsy) (product), Acetazolamide (epilepsy) (substance), Acetazolamide (glaucoma), Acetazolamide (glaucoma) (product), Acetazolamide (glaucoma) (substance), Acetazolamide (product), Acetazolamide (substance), ACETAZOLAMIDE PREPARATION, N (5 (Aminosulfonyl) 1,3,4 thiadiazol 2 yl)acetamide, Brand name/Diamox (Acetazolamide)
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/Dose 125 mgms (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose 250 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose 500 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose BID Medication
DRUG/Dose Extended time release/XT/SA (example)
DRUG/Generic available
DRUG/Oral medication (ex)
Definition

Carbonic anhydrase inhibitor diuretic drug; used for glaucoma and for high altitude sickness; beware substantial drug interactions and electrolyte issues including hyperchloremic metabolic acidosis

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