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Acemax 250mg Tablet

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Overview

Introduction

Acemax 250mg Tablet is a medicine used to reduce pressure in the eyes. This pressure can be caused by or lead to an illness called glaucoma. If the pressure in your eye is too high it can damage your sight. Acemax 250mg Tablet works by decreasing the amount of fluid inside the eye.

You can take Acemax 250mg Tablet with or without food. The dose will depend on your condition and how your respond to the medicine. Try to take it at the same time each day. It is important to keep taking this medicine until your doctor tells you not to. Use this medicine regularly to get the most benefit from it even if you feel well.

The most common side effect is headache. Other side effects include feeling tired, dizziness and taste change. Make sure you read the leaflet that comes with your medicines and tell your doctor if you are bothered by side effects or they do not go away. It may be possible to adjust your dose or try a different medicine. This drug is not recommended during pregnancy and you should ask your doctor before taking it if you have kidney or liver disease, heart trouble or diabetes.

Uses of Acemax Tablet

Side effects of Acemax Tablet

Common
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Tiredness
  • Frequent urge to urinate
  • Tingling sensation of extremity
  • Numbness of extremity
  • Loss of appetite
  • Excitement
  • Feeling sick
  • Diarrhea
  • Taste change
  • Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)

How to use Acemax Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Acemax 250mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Acemax Tablet works

Acemax 250mg Tablet is a carbonic anhydrase inhibitor. It works in glaucoma by decreasing the production of aqueous humour (fluid in the eye), thereby lowering the increased eye pressure. It also acts on the kidneys to remove extra water and electrolytes through urine to relieve fluid retention and oedema (swelling). In epilepsy, it relieves seizures (fits) by stabilizing electrical activity in the brain.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Acemax 250mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Acemax 250mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Acemax 250mg Tablet is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Doses of up to 1000 mg daily produce low levels in milk and would not be expected to cause any harmful effects in breastfed babies.
Driving
UNSAFE
Acemax 250mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
.Acemax 250mg Tablet can occasionally cause short-sightedness, drowsiness or confusion which may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Acemax 250mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Acemax 250mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Acemax 250mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Acemax 250mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Acemax 250mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Acemax 250mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.

What if you forget to take Acemax Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Acemax 250mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick Tips

  • Acemax 250mg Tablet helps lower high pressure in the eye and reduce the risk of vision loss.
  • Usually used in combination with other anti-glaucoma medications.
  • Take it as per dose and duration suggested by your doctor.
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Acemax 250mg Tablet can make you very drowsy.
  • It may cause a tingling sensation in hands and feet. Take potassium-rich foods (banana and coconut water), and get potassium levels checked regularly.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Acemax with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): M Spirin, Aspirin, Colsprin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Antep, C Lep, Ametol
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Psycolith, Cartil, A Lith
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Shinosun
SERIOUS

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FAQs

Q. Does Acemax cause weight loss?

No, Acemax does not causes weight loss

Q. Does Acemax cause kidney stones?

Yes, Acemax has potential to cause kidney stones.

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