Acetazolamide Oral Capsule, Extended Release 500Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Acetazolamide: Oral capsule, extended release (500mg)

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Acetazolamide 500mg ER Cap
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Acetazolamide 500mg ER Cap
Barr Laboratories Inc a Division of Teva USA
Pill Identification: barr 513 
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Acetazolamide 500mg ER Cap
Zydus Pharmaceuticals (USA) Inc
Pill Identification: EP 107 

What is this Medicine?

ACETAZOLAMIDE (a set a ZOLE a mide) is used to treat glaucoma. It is also used to treat and to prevent altitude or mountain sickness.

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*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Acetazolamide 500mg Extended-Release Capsule

NDC: 231550120
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Glaucoma, Altitude Sickness, Altitude Sickness Prophylaxis

Storage Information
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Acetazolamide 500mg Extended-Release Capsule
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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