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acetazolamide

Side Effects

List acetazolamide side effects by likelihood and severity.

The following side effects are associated with acetazolamide:

Common side effects of acetazolamide:

  • DiarrheaLess Severe
  • Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
  • Loss of AppetiteLess Severe
  • Low EnergyLess Severe
  • Not Feeling WellLess Severe
  • Taste ProblemsLess Severe
  • Throwing UpLess Severe

Infrequent side effects of acetazolamide:

  • Bloody UrineSevere
  • DepressionSevere
  • Kidney StoneSevere
  • The Appearance of Crystals in the UrineSevere
  • DrowsinessLess Severe
  • Low Amount of Sodium in the BloodLess Severe

Rare side effects of acetazolamide:

  • Abnormal Liver Function TestsSevere
  • AcidosisSevere
  • Acquired Decrease of All Cells in the BloodSevere
  • Black Tarry StoolsSevere
  • Blood DisorderSevere
  • ConfusedSevere
  • Decreased White Blood CellsSevere
  • Deficiency of Granulocytes a Type of White Blood CellSevere
  • Hemolytic AnemiaSevere
  • High Blood SugarSevere
  • Kidney FailureSevere
  • Life Threatening Allergic ReactionSevere
  • Liver Tissue DeathSevere
  • Low Amount of Potassium in the BloodSevere
  • Low Blood Counts due to Bone Marrow FailureSevere
  • Low Blood SugarSevere
  • Low Platelet Count and Bleeding from Immune ResponseSevere
  • Paralysis of the Skeletal MusclesSevere
  • Ringing in the EarsSevere
  • SeizuresSevere
  • Stevens-Johnson SyndromeSevere
  • The Presence of Sugar in the UrineSevere
  • Toxic Epidermal NecrolysisSevere
  • Yellowing of Skin or Eyes from Bile Flow ProblemsSevere
  • Yellowing of Skin or Eyes from Liver ProblemsSevere
  • DizzyLess Severe
  • FeverLess Severe
  • Head PainLess Severe
  • Hearing ProblemLess Severe
  • HivesLess Severe
  • NearsightednessLess Severe
  • Numbness and TinglingLess Severe
  • Problems with SmellLess Severe
  • Redness of SkinLess Severe
  • Signs and Symptoms at Injection SiteLess Severe
  • Sun-Sensitive SkinLess Severe
  • UncoordinatedLess Severe

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