ACETAZOLAMIDE (acetazolamide) Nursing Considerations

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What is the Generic Name

ACETAZOLAMIDE

What is the Trade Name for ACETAZOLAMIDE

acetazolamide

What is the Indication for ACETAZOLAMIDE

  • INDICATIONS AND USAGE For adjunctive treatment of: chronic simple (open-angle) glaucoma, secondary glaucoma, and preoperatively in acute angle-closure glaucoma where delay of surgery is desired in order to lower intraocular pressure. Acetazolamide extended-release capsules are also indicated for the prevention or amelioration of symptoms associated with acute mountain sickness despite gradual ascent.

 

 

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