Acetazolamide; Methazolamide/Aspirin (Greater Than 81 mg); Salicylates Interactions

This information is generalized and not intended as specific medical advice. Consult your healthcare professional before taking or discontinuing any drug or commencing any course of treatment.

Medical warning:

Moderate. These medicines may cause some risk when taken together. Contact your healthcare professional (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) for more information.

How the interaction occurs:

When these two medicines are taken together, the toxic effects of salicylates (e.g. aspirin) may increase.

What might happen:

You may experience stomach upset, coffee-ground vomit, bleeding problems, dizziness, ringing in the ears, hearing problems, nausea, diarrhea, mental confusion, sweating, or fast, deep breathing.

What you should do about this interaction:

If you experience any of the symptoms described above, inform your healthcare professionals (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) immediately. The dose of your salicylate medicine may need adjusting.Your healthcare professionals may already be aware of this interaction and may be monitoring you for it. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with them first.

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