Acetazolamide Tablets are used to treat glaucoma, hyperkalemic periodic paralysis, and neuromuscular disorders. In horses, it is occasionally used as a diuretic.
Who is Acetazolamide Tablet 250 mg for?
Horses, dogs and cats.
Why use Acetazolamide Tablet 250 mg?
Fluid flushing, glaucoma, and hyperkalemic periodic paralysis are all treated with these easy-to-use tablets.
How does Acetazolamide Tablet 250 mg work?
Acetazolamide works to flush the body upon consumption. It helps the body excrete excess potassium and some other types of minerals when it is used for diuretic purposes.
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How is Acetazolamide Tablet 250 mg sold?
Sold by the tablet in 250 mg strength
What are the side effects of Acetazolamide Tablet 250 mg?
Tiredness Stomach Upset Inappetence Drowsiness Dry Mouth Blurred Vision Increased Urine Volume Dizziness If your pet has worsening or persistent symptoms, consult a veterinarian.
What special precautions are there?
Administer cautiously to animals with severe respiratory acidosis or blood abnormalities. Not for long-term use in animals with non-congestive angle-closure glaucoma. Do not administer to animals with serious liver disease, serious kidney disease, serious adrenal disease, abnormal electrolyte levels, abnormal sodium levels, abnormal potassium levels, abnormal chloride levels, or obstructive lung disease.
If overdose occurs, please contact your local pet hospital or emergency pet clinic immediately.
How can I store Acetazolamide Tablet 250 mg?
Keep at room temperature between 68-77° F
Electrolyte levels and blood cell counts should be checked by the veterinarian to guarantee the animal's safety while on this medicine. A baseline complete blood count may be performed before starting the medicine, but it is not required. If your pet is receiving this medication for alkalosis or glaucoma, make sure to keep track of his or her blood gasses or eye pressure.
Use as prescribed by your veterinarian.