9 patient evaluations for Acetazolamide

Mar 12, 2015 (Started Jul 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for headaches)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for dizziness)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 250 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This medication helps my CADASIL symptoms of headache, dizziness, nausea, and lightheadedness.

  • 1 helpful mark

Mar 11, 2013 (Started Jun 06, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for idiopathic intracranial hypertension)
  • Side effects
    Severe (excessive dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 1000 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 27, 2012 (Started Mar 16, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for idiopathic intracranial hypertension)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (numbness and tingling with pins and needles, metallic taste in mouth, excessive sleeping (hypersomnia), fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 500 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I would not take this medication given better options, but they really don't exist for IIH. I try to take it with either breakfast or lunch, and with dinner.
Cost: $200+ monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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