Methazolamide
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Methazolamide?

(meth a ZOE la mide)

• This medicine is used to treat glaucoma.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you have lung disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• You can get sunburned more easily. Avoid sun, sunlamps, and tanning beds. Use sunscreen; wear protective clothing and eyewear.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are breast-feeding.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Nausea or vomiting. Small frequent meals, frequent mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help.

• Diarrhea.

• Abnormal taste. This is usually reversible.

• Feeling tired or weak.

Reasons to call healthcare provider...

 
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