Cap 250mg Capsule SR

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Composition for Cap 250mg Capsule SR

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Medicine Overview of Cap Capsule SR

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Uses of Cap Capsule SR

Cap 250mg Capsule SR is used in the treatment of glaucoma.
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Side effects of Cap Capsule SR

Common

Decreased potassium level in blood, Paresthesia (tingling or pricking sensation), Drowsiness, Kidney stone.

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How to use Cap Capsule SR

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. It is better to take Cap 250mg Capsule SR with food.

How Cap Capsule SR works

Cap 250mg capsule sr reduces the formation of aqueous humor (fluid in the eye), which in turn lowers high pressure in the eye.

In Depth Information on Cap Capsule SR

Expert advice for Cap Capsule SR

• Tell your doctor if you have adrenal gland problems, low blood levels of potassium or sodium, kidney problems, liver problems, high blood levels of chloride, or other electrolyte problems.
• Seek immediate medical attention if you develop severe allergic reaction (eg. severe rash, breathing difficulties, or dizziness). • Do not drive or operate machinery while taking acetazolamide as it may cause dizziness. • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding. • Patients allergic to acetazolamide or any of its ingredients should not take Acetazolamide. • Patients with cirrhosis, severe liver or kidney disease, an electrolyte imbalance, adrenal gland failure should not take Acetazolamide.  
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Warnings
Special precautions for Cap 250mg Capsule SR
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Cap 250mg Capsule SR may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
SAFE
Cap 250mg Capsule SR is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity 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.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

.Cap 250mg Capsule SR can occasionally cause short-sightedness, drowsiness or confusion which may affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Cap 250mg Capsule SR should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cap 250mg Capsule SR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Cap 250mg Capsule SR is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
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Liver
CAUTION
Cap 250mg Capsule SR should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Cap 250mg Capsule SR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Cap 250mg Capsule SR is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Barbinol 20mg/5ml Syrup, Gardenal 30mg Tablet, Gardenal 60mg Tablet, Spentoin 100mg Capsule

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Acetazolamide, 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Cap 250mg Capsule SR

Frequently asked questions for Acetazolamide

No, Cap does not causes weight loss
Yes, Cap has potential to cause kidney stones.

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