Tag Archives: Acetazolamide

Acetazolamide, Acetazolamide Sodium (Diamox, Dazamide)

Carbonic Anhydrase Inhibitor Diuretic; Antiglaucoma Agent Highlights Of Prescribing Information • Used primarily for metabolic alkalosis or glaucoma in small animals; HYPP in horses • Contraindicated in patients with significant hepatic, renal, pulmonary or adrenocortical insufficiency, hyponatremia, hypokalemia, hyperchloremic acidosis or electrolyte imbalance • Give oral doses with food if GI upset occurs • Electrolytes… Read More »


Chemistry A carbonic anhydrase inhibitor, dichlorphenamide occurs as a white or nearly white, crystalline powder with a melting range of 235-240°C, and pKas of 7.4 and 8.6. It is very slightly soluble in water and soluble in alcohol. Storage – Stability – Compatibility Store tablets in well-closed containers and at room temperature. An expiration date… Read More »