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

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Condition: Pseudotumor Cerebri
10/6/2008 1:36:36 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Was started on this medication at 1000 mg 4 days ago. In that period I have already begun experiencing the following symptoms: horrible pins and needles in my feet and joints, tingling in my face, hands shaking, headaches, dizziness, fatigue, severe mental confusion. I have just called my doctor and my dosage has been reduced to only 500 mg per day. We'll see what happens with lower dose. ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Pseudotumor Cerebri
10/1/2008 9:56:51 PM

Reviewer: S, Wilhelm, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been taking this medicine for almost 5 years now and I have some side effects like dry mouth, tingling in my feet and being very tired. I am up to 1500mg daily. I have found that the sequels work so much better than the tablets. While I was on the tablets I had to have 3 lumbar punctures and on the sequels I have only had 1 in the last 2 years. If you can figure out a way to deal with the s ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Pseudotumor Cerebri
8/2/2008 4:42:40 PM

Reviewer: br_danette@yahoo.com, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I was diagnosed with Pseudotumor Cerebri with some vision loss in Feb 2008 and was put on 500mg twice a day after the spinal tap.Side effects are horrible, I definitely have severe numbness and tingling in my hands and feet to the point where I think my circulation is cut off and stay VERY sleepy all the time but overall my condition has pretty much stabilized although I do still have headaches on ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Pseudotumor Cerebri
7/7/2008 3:56:22 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have been on the medication since August 2006 and have increased dosage to 3000 mg. Side affects have been numbness in hands & feet, ringing in ears and metallic taste. Have had two lumbar puntures during same time with a third coming soon. My vision seems to have stabilized but If I have to increase dosage again then a shunt may be next coarse of action. The medication is expensive and insu ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Pseudotumor Cerebri
6/24/2008 1:14:36 AM

Reviewer: Nergalicious, 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I am 22 and I started taking Diamox 500mg 2x a day. I have the horrible tingles in my heels, sometimes hands and lip. I've only been sick 1 time and the funny one (I think so) is that I get confused. My headaches are reduced, maybe by half. I will get a spinal tap soon and hopefully that will help more.

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