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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
3/2/2012 2:30:14 AM

Reviewer: Supermom34, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I was diagnosed with a Chiari Malformation and Pseudotumor back in Jan. 2008. I had neck decompression surgery done and I was put on Diamox in 2008. This medicine has helped me and I can tell if I do not take it, that I start feeling pressure where my CSF is built up at. I take the capsules 500mg twice every other day. I deal with cranial pressure daily and I have chronic migraines. I recently had ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Pseudotumor Cerebri
1/5/2012 9:25:00 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

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Condition: Pseudotumor Cerebri
12/4/2011 9:11:16 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Well I just starting taking Diamox and although its hard to remember to take it I guess its ok. I have tingling in my feet, hands, lips, nose,side of my face, and ear that I have noticed so far. I can eat everthing but soda taste like spoiled soda. Its absolutly horrible. Which I think is funny cause the doctor told me to stop or atleast cut back, well I have no choice now. I am begining to get a ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Pseudotumor Cerebri
11/9/2011 9:13:00 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I was diagnosed with pseudotumor cerebri in late summer 2011. I was NOT able to take the medication until 2 weeks after the spinal tap because the spinal tap pressure was NOT high enough by typical standards. I have been taking the medication for 1 week total. Tired, yes, but bearable, soda, YUCK tastes horrible, but who cares. Pins and needles in my feet come and go. Overall I am happy. It ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Pseudotumor Cerebri
10/26/2011 8:24:25 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have been on Diamox for approximately 6 weeks now. I started out taking 250mg for a week and then was increased to 500mg/day. I saw my neuro approximately two weeks ago and my dose again was increased to 1000mg/day. I currently get a good bit of the side effects, i.e. numbness and tingling in my hands, face, legs, feet, everywhere really. Soda tastes gross, but that is okay. I am completely ... Show Full Comment

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