A member asked:

I started diamox (acetazolamide) 250mg 2x a day on friday, could it be working already?!

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Dr. Marybeth Lambe answered

Specializes in Travel Medicine

Why prescribed?: It is used in a variety of conditions: glaucoma, mountain sickness, a genetic cause of vertigo. Hard to answer without knowing why you are taking it and when you started (which friday) for most conditions, it begins to be helpful within 24 hours.

Answered 12/5/2013



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