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

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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

Condition: Pseudotumor Cerebri
11/2/2007 7:35:19 PM

Reviewer: Lolabean, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
This medication has horrible side effects but without it I was facing vision loss. This drug has helped delay surgery by a whole year. The side effects are really bad in the begining but over time most will fade. Drink lots of orange juice, it will help stop the tingling.

Condition: Pseudotumor Cerebri
10/20/2007 3:52:08 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been using this medicine for only 2 days for what they told me a pseudotumor cerbri and I have been so sick from only 2 days on this medicine, if anyone else has the same problem please let me know if anything else has helped, cause I can't take much more of this.

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