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Acetazolamide, sold under the trade name Diamox, is a carbonic anhydrase inhibitor that is used to treat glaucoma, epileptic seizures, benign intracranial hypertension (pseudotumor cerebri), altitude sickness, cystinuria, and dural ectasia. Acetazolamide is available as a generic drug and is also used as a diuretic.
Altitude sickness drug may offer significant gains for patients with glioblastoma

Altitude sickness drug may offer significant gains for patients with glioblastoma

Common obesity and diabetes drug could be used as novel way to lower brain pressure

Common obesity and diabetes drug could be used as novel way to lower brain pressure

Acetaminophen may be effective treatment option for acute mountain sickness

Acetaminophen may be effective treatment option for acute mountain sickness

Scientists identify potential drug for pre-treating cells that swell after mild traumatic brain injury

Scientists identify potential drug for pre-treating cells that swell after mild traumatic brain injury

Pre-travel consultation can help international travelers to prepare for trip

Pre-travel consultation can help international travelers to prepare for trip

Researchers reveal that drug-food interactions may endanger mountaineer’s health

Researchers reveal that drug-food interactions may endanger mountaineer’s health

NIH-funded clinical trial aims to restore vision in people who have lost vision due to IIH

NIH-funded clinical trial aims to restore vision in people who have lost vision due to IIH

Glaucoma drug may help reverse obesity-related vision loss in women

Glaucoma drug may help reverse obesity-related vision loss in women

New procedure to treat pseudotumor cerebri

New procedure to treat pseudotumor cerebri

Combination therapy reduces sleep apnea symptoms at altitude

Combination therapy reduces sleep apnea symptoms at altitude

Acetazolamide plus autoCPAP may reduce insomnia and control sleep apnea at high altitudes

Acetazolamide plus autoCPAP may reduce insomnia and control sleep apnea at high altitudes

Ibuprofen may be used effectively for altitude sickness: Study

Ibuprofen may be used effectively for altitude sickness: Study

Preventive use of ACZ may reduce risk of severe high altitude illness

Preventive use of ACZ may reduce risk of severe high altitude illness

MSU professor to lead acetazolamide clinical trial on idiopathic intracranial hypertension

MSU professor to lead acetazolamide clinical trial on idiopathic intracranial hypertension

Altitude Research Center receives Department of Defense grant to prevent AMS in soldiers

Altitude Research Center receives Department of Defense grant to prevent AMS in soldiers

Trekkers and climbers face high risk for Acute Mountain Sickness

Trekkers and climbers face high risk for Acute Mountain Sickness

Acetazolamide improves central sleep apnea in heart failure

Acetazolamide improves central sleep apnea in heart failure

Innovative type of brain scan can determine where blockages of blood to the brain lie

Innovative type of brain scan can determine where blockages of blood to the brain lie