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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Diamox O/D: Diamox (acetazolamide) is diuretic. An overdose is when an excessive or dangerous amount of a medication or substance is used.

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marybeth Lambe
44 years experience Travel Medicine
Fluids and Time: Diamox (acetazolamide) is passed unchanged by the kidneys in about 18 hours. It causes dehydration and often a drop in potassium. There is no antidote ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marybeth Lambe
44 years experience Travel Medicine
Unlikely: Although serious dehydration and salt depletion has occurred requiring hospitalization and supportive care, overdose of Diamox (acetazolamide) is very ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
I don't know about: overdosing but there are case reports of death after use of Acetazolamide (diamox).
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel McGee
15 years experience Family Medicine
Acetazolamide Dose: The maximum dose recommended for acetazolamide daily is 1000mg. Taking more than 1000mg in one day is considered an overdose of this medication.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Reynolds
32 years experience Psychiatry
Acetazolamide: As a carbonic andydrase inhibitor, acetazolamide decreases the rate of carbonic acid and hydrogen ion production of the kidney, this increases the exc ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel McGee
15 years experience Family Medicine
Acetazolamide: The half-life of acetazolamide is 10-15 hours. So that means that by roughly 15 hours, half of it has cleared, and half is still in the body. The conc ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel McGee
15 years experience Family Medicine
Acetazolamide: The half-life of acetazolamide is 10-15 hours. So that means that by roughly 15 hours, half of it has cleared, and half is still in the body. The conc ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Side effects acetazo: Many people have no or very little side effects.Other side effectsc are blurred vision, taste changes, nausea/vomiting/loss of appetite/constipation o ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel McGee
15 years experience Family Medicine
Acetazolamide: This drug works in the kidneys by inhibiting an enzyme called carbonic anhydrase. Carbonic anhydrase is the enzyme responsible for moving bicarbonate ... Read More
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