2 patient evaluations for Acetazolamide with a side effects rating of Severe

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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

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Dec 20, 2009 (Started Nov 19, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for spinal fluid pressure)
  • Side effects
    Severe (head pain, burning sensation in soles of feet, numbness in hands)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 375 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: numbness in hands, burning sensation in soles of feet, head pain, head pain

Nov 30, 2009 (Started Nov 19, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for spinal fluid pressure)
  • Side effects
    Severe (head pain, burning sensation in soles of feet, numbness in hands)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 375 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: unexpected dizziness, head pressure changed but head pain increased dramatically. Took medication for three weeks but started having unusual head pains and spikes. I was unable to get up in the mornings and morphine didn't even help. Concerned about migraine strokes I slowly removed myself back off of this medication, pressure and pain returned to a tolerable level for the moment.
Side effects: numbness in hands, burning sensation in soles of feet, head pain, head pain

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