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Posted: 30 July 2015 07:08 PM   [ Ignore ]  
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Over the past month we have ended up with 3 different types of acetazolamide.
The prescription from the chemist Diamox [carbonic anhydrase inhibitor] is least effective.
AVVA from India was a bit stronger and seemed to last longer.
Glauseta prescribed in Indonesia was by far the best in form of results, all symptoms were treated but may have caused urinary infection.
Does any body know why there would be such a difference in effect when the amount of acetazolamide is 250mg for all of them .
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Posted: 02 August 2015 12:06 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]  
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Trevor, I’m not familiar with these brands, but we did fine with generic Acetazolamide—not the extended release form, however. I wonder if different fillers may be used with some of these, if there are different rates of dissolving, etc?

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Posted: 02 August 2015 08:11 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]  
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thanks again Dr Diana.
Is it best to take them with food or not? My eldest daughter is now on Diamox. We have periods in the morning when the symptoms come back. she is already taking 4 x 250mg a day. Is it common to have these windows especially when starting the medication? 
The only real tests we have tested positive for was low vit D.  Is this the case for most people with this problem and are there any other test results we have in common. All 3 of us have elevated heart rates in a standing position. Only Lovina was diagnosed with pots. I know about the MRI in a standing position but we don’t have those facilities.  Does the inter cranial pressure still show up when being treated with Diamox or do you have to go off it to make the MRI effective.
  Thank you so much for all your help

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Posted: 06 August 2015 07:40 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]  
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Does anybody know any thing that helps with absorption rates.  The Diamox is defiantly working. The best tablets from Indonesia we have a very limited amount left.  Is there any thing that can help our guts get the most from this medicine we would love to here it.  Thanks again everybody.

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