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

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102 Total User Reviews

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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

Condition: Pseudotumor Cerebri
12/3/2007 12:57:51 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have been on this med for 3 months. It helped relieve the pressure on optic nerves/discs. Helped very little with headaches and sound of pulse in head.Tingling in extremities and mouth bothersome as well as fatigue and shortness of breath on occasion from low fluid volume. Better than going blind! On a low dose, nervous about increasing dose as my MD wants due to discomfort of side effects.

Condition: Pseudotumor Cerebri
11/27/2007 5:44:32 PM

Reviewer: whitmarsus, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
i have been taking this drug for 6 mon and have had to take a large amount of Rx potassium and otc potassium it has worked for a while but i have been having some problems here lately

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