What Conditions does Acetazolamide Treat?

  • wide-angle glaucoma
  • closed angle glaucoma
  • an aggressive form of glaucoma called malignant glaucoma
  • increased eye pressure caused by another disease
  • altitude sickness
  • petit mal seizures
  • accumulation of fluid resulting from chronic heart failure
  • visible water retention
  • fluid retention in the legs
  • feet
  • arms or hands
  • pseudotumor cerebri
  • a condition with high fluid pressure in the brain
  • water on the brain with obstruction of cerebrospinal fluid
  • a type of seizure disorder called tonic-clonic epilepsy
  • seizures with irregular muscle contractions
  • simple partial seizures
  • epilepsy
  • multiple seizure types
  • inherited periodic paralysis
  • increase pH of urine

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