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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Diamox Oral.

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Condition: Pseudotumor Cerebri
3/9/2008 3:36:11 AM

Reviewer: HMH37813, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been on this medication for 2 months now, and the side effects are horrible. I have constant tingling in the feet/hands, dizziness, confusion and drowsiness. I haven't seen a change in my condition as of yet. My doc wants me to work up to 500 mg 2X daily, and I'm only up to 1/3 of that dose. I'm not really looking forward to getting up to the desired dosage.

Condition: Pseudotumor Cerebri
2/20/2008 10:08:09 AM

Reviewer: grantermar, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
The side effects that everyone talks about are real! This medication in the brand name worked awesome but in the generic it didn't work at all. I have taken this medicine ona nd off for 20 years and it has saved my vision a number of times. I jad gastric bypass surgery 4 years ago to help stop the flare ups and it has worked incredibely. I haven't had to take the diamox since then. Learn t ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Pseudotumor Cerebri
1/10/2008 11:03:30 PM

Reviewer: courtneyweav_04@yahoo.com, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
i wasnt having ne vision loss but my optic nerve was still swolen after multiple spinal taps, took diamox for almost a yr and was taken off, now i'm back on it and the only thng i can tell is i'm extremely tired this go round.i've never had the nausea. my dr. hopes this will help me shed a few lbs. i cant tell that its helping at all. i wld luv feed back from ne1 please write me

Condition: Pseudotumor Cerebri
12/29/2007 8:45:05 AM

Reviewer: Tracie M., 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
If Diamox is intended to make you unrinate, then that it does. This drug seeks out every drop of moisture in your body and within what seems like minutes, sends you to the bathroom for some geyser action. It makes sense to drink alot of water in an effort to replace all that you're losing. It did relieve the pressure around my eyes, allowing me for the first time in weeks to roll them at my hu ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Pseudotumor Cerebri
12/28/2007 11:05:37 AM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have been using this medication for the past 4 months. The first 60 days were very effective. On the other hand it has not been helping. Still dealing with bouts of blurred vision ,lots of headaches and become very tired with headaches when taking walks longer than 20 mins. Lots of tingling in legs, finger tips and lips at times. So my opinion is that its helpful for short term but long term is ... Show Full Comment

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