Clermont Animal Hospital
211 N. Hwy 27, Clermont, FL, 34711
Phone: (352) 394-5444
Website: www.clermontanimalhospital.com

Acetazolamide

Why has my veterinarian prescribed this medicine?

This medicine may be prescribed to treat glaucoma - a disease of the eye that increases intraocular pressure and produces defects in the field of vision. Acetazolamide will reduce the amount of pressure in the eye.

This medication may also be used as a diuretic (to remove water from the body and increase the amount of urine produced).

 

How do I give this medication?

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What if I miss giving a dose?

Give the dose as soon as possible. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose, and continue with the regular schedule. Do not give the pet two doses at once.

 

How do I store this medicine?

 

Are there any potential side effects?

 

What are the possible drug interactions?

 

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