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Acetazolamide (Acetazolamide) - Side Effect Reports to FDA

 
 



This is an index of side effect / adverse reaction reports (a.k.a. adverse event reports) related to Acetazolamide and submitted to the FDA during the sample period of about a year. The information is not vetted and should not be considered as verified clinical evidence.

Reports by Event Outcome

All Cases (34)
Life Threatening Events (2)
Disability (6)

Reports by Reaction Type

Intraocular Pressure Increased (9)Eye Oedema (8)Vision Blurred (7)Drug Ineffective (6)Dyspnoea (4)Acute Generalised Exanthematous Pustulosis (3)Cataract Operation (3)Visual Acuity Reduced (2)Headache (2)Urinary Bladder Haemorrhage (2)Fatigue (2)Dizziness (2)

Below are a few examples of reports where side effects / adverse reactions may be related to Acetazolamide. For a complete list or a specific selection of reports, please use the links above.

Possible Acetazolamide side effects in 30 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-08-15

Patient: 30 year old female

Reactions: Drug Effect Decreased, Status Epilepticus, Rash, Thrombocytopenia

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Valproate Sodium
    Indication: Convulsion

Topiramate
    Dosage: max dose 400 mg daily
    Indication: Convulsion

Levetiracetam
    Dosage: max 2500 mg twice daily
    Indication: Convulsion

Phenobarbital TAB
    Indication: Convulsion

Pentobarbital CAP
    Dosage: 4-5 mg/kg/hr
    Indication: Convulsion

Midazolam
    Dosage: continuous drip
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Immune Globulin NOS
    Dosage: 0.4 mg/kg/day
    Indication: Convulsion

Acetazolamide
    Dosage: max 500 mg twice daily
    Indication: Convulsion

Corticotropin
    Indication: Convulsion

Propofol
    Dosage: drip
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Fosphenytoin
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Oxcarbazepine
    Dosage: max 1200 mg twice daily
    Indication: Convulsion

Neurontin
    Dosage: max 1200 mg three times daily
    Indication: Convulsion

Other drugs received by patient: Magnesium; Ketamine HCL; Vancomycin; Acyclovir; Ceftriaxone; Benzodiazepine Related Drugs



Possible Acetazolamide side effects in 10 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Japan on 2012-07-30

Patient: 10 year old male

Reactions: Pneumonia Mycoplasmal, General Physical Health Deterioration, Stevens-Johnson Syndrome

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Clarithromycin
    Dosage: df, unk
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Erythromycin
    Dosage: df, unk
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Acetazolamide
    Dosage: df



Possible Acetazolamide side effects in 85 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United Kingdom on 2012-07-02

Patient: 85 year old female

Reactions: Intraocular Pressure Increased

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Iopidine
    Dosage: 1 df, tid

Acetazolamide
    Dosage: 500 mg, unk

Acetazolamide
    Dosage: 250 mg, qid

Acetazolamide
    Dosage: 125 mg, qid

Pred Forte
    Dosage: 1 df, qid

Pilocarpine

Azopt
    Dosage: 1 df, tid

Other drugs received by patient: Voltaren; Metoclopramide



Possible Acetazolamide side effects in

Reported by a physician from Italy on 2012-06-29

Patient:

Reactions: Dystonia

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Haloperidol
    Indication: Dystonia

Acetazolamide
    Indication: Dystonia



Possible Acetazolamide side effects in 85 year old female

Reported by a physician from United Kingdom on 2012-06-13

Patient: 85 year old female

Reactions: Paradoxical Drug Reaction, Intraocular Pressure Increased

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Azopt
    Dosage: tid ophthalmic
    Indication: Angle Closure Glaucoma

Pred Forte
    Dosage: (qid)
    Indication: Angle Closure Glaucoma

Acetazolamide
    Dosage: (500 mg intravenous (not otherwise specified)), (250 mg qid), (125 mg qid)
    Indication: Angle Closure Glaucoma

Isopto Carpine
    Dosage: ophthalmic
    Indication: Angle Closure Glaucoma

Iopidine
    Dosage: tid ophthalmic
    Indication: Eye Disorder

Other drugs received by patient: Metoclopramide; Voltaren



Possible Acetazolamide side effects in female

Reported by a physician from Switzerland on 2012-06-08

Patient: female, weighing 2.5 kg (5.5 pounds)

Reactions: Foetal Growth Restriction, Foetal Exposure During Pregnancy

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Acetazolamide
    Start date: 2011-04-07
    End date: 2011-04-07

Ciprofloxacin IN Dextrose 5%
    Start date: 2011-04-04
    End date: 2011-04-08

Malarone
    Start date: 2011-04-18
    End date: 2011-04-20



Possible Acetazolamide side effects in 68 year old male

Reported by a physician from Korea, Republic of on 2012-05-15

Patient: 68 year old male

Reactions: Eye Oedema, Headache, Corneal Opacity, Eye Pain, Intraocular Pressure Test Abnormal

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Diamox
    Dosage: ^1t^ four times daily
    Indication: Intraocular Pressure Test Abnormal

Xalatan
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Intraocular Pressure Test Abnormal

Alphagan
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Intraocular Pressure Test Abnormal

Cosopt
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Intraocular Pressure Test Abnormal

Acetazolamide
    Dosage: 250 mg tablet, one tab 4x/day



Possible Acetazolamide side effects in 47 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-05-09

Patient: 47 year old male, weighing 117.9 kg (259.5 pounds)

Reactions: Impaired Healing, Necrosis, Post Procedural Complication, Urinary Bladder Haemorrhage

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Acetazolamide



Possible Acetazolamide side effects in 74 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-04-12

Patient: 74 year old male, weighing 73.0 kg (160.7 pounds)

Reactions: Vomiting, Hypersensitivity, Nausea, Urticaria

Adverse event resulted in: disablity

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Acetazolamide



Possible Acetazolamide side effects in 47 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-04-10

Patient: 47 year old male, weighing 117.9 kg (259.5 pounds)

Reactions: Urinary Bladder Haemorrhage

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Acetazolamide

Other drugs received by patient: Aspirin; Crestor; Finasteride



Possible Acetazolamide side effects in 70 year old male

Reported by a individual with unspecified qualification from United States on 2012-04-03

Patient: 70 year old male, weighing 75.8 kg (166.7 pounds)

Reactions: Respiratory Disorder, Pneumonia, Dizziness

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization, disablity

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Acetazolamide



Possible Acetazolamide side effects in 68 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-03-30

Patient: 68 year old female

Reactions: Drug Ineffective, Cataract Operation Complication, Eye Oedema, Intraocular Pressure Increased, Vision Blurred, Polyarthritis

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Celebrex
    Dosage: 200 mg; qd
    Indication: Polyarthritis

Acetazolamide
    Dosage: 125 mg;qd
    Indication: Eye Oedema

Ketorolac Tromethamine
    Dosage: oph
    Indication: Eye Oedema

Tobramycin
    Dosage: oph
    Indication: Eye Oedema
    End date: 2011-10-01

Omnipred
    Dosage: oph
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Eye Oedema

Propylene Glycol
    Dosage: oph
    Indication: Eye Oedema

Naproxen
    Indication: Polyarthritis
    End date: 2011-12-01

Simvastatin
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased
    End date: 2011-10-01

Cortisone
    Dosage: qid
    Indication: Eye Oedema
    Start date: 2011-05-01

Lipitor
    Dosage: 20 mg;qd;po
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased
    Start date: 2011-10-01

Pred Forte
    Dosage: oph
    Indication: Eye Oedema

Other drugs received by patient: Thiazide; Levoxyl



Possible Acetazolamide side effects in 68 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-03-22

Patient: 68 year old female, weighing 90.7 kg (199.6 pounds)

Reactions: Drug Ineffective, Pain, Eye Oedema, Intraocular Pressure Increased, Visual Acuity Reduced, Vision Blurred

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Pred Forte
    Indication: Eye Oedema

Tobramycin
    Indication: Eye Oedema

Propylene Glycol
    Indication: Eye Oedema

Naproxen
    Indication: Arthritis
    End date: 2011-12-01

Simvastatin
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased
    End date: 2011-10-01

Lipitor
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased

Naproxen
    End date: 2011-12-01

Celebrex
    Indication: Polyarthritis

Acetazolamide
    Indication: Eye Oedema

Ketorolac Tromethamine
    Indication: Eye Oedema

Omnipred
    Indication: Eye Oedema

Cortisone Acetate
    Indication: Eye Oedema
    Start date: 2011-05-01

Other drugs received by patient: Thiazide; Levoxyl



Possible Acetazolamide side effects in 68 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United Kingdom on 2012-03-14

Patient: 68 year old female, weighing 90.7 kg (199.5 pounds)

Reactions: Drug Ineffective, Visual Impairment, Intraocular Pressure Increased, Eye Oedema, Vision Blurred, Eye Disorder, Cataract Operation

Adverse event resulted in: disablity

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Tobramycin
    Indication: Oedema

Simvastatin
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased

Systane [macrogol,propylene Glycol]
    Indication: Oedema

Pred Forte
    Indication: Oedema

Celebrex
    Dosage: 200 mg, qd
    Indication: Polyarthritis

Naproxen Sodium
    Indication: Polyarthritis

Acetazolamide
    Dosage: 125 mg, qd
    Indication: Oedema

Lipitor
    Dosage: 20 mg, qd
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased

Ketorolac Tromethamine
    Indication: Oedema

Other drugs received by patient: Thiazide Derivatives; Levoxyl



Possible Acetazolamide side effects in female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-03-09

Patient: female, weighing 90.8 kg (199.8 pounds)

Reactions: Drug Ineffective, Eye Oedema, Visual Impairment, Intraocular Pressure Increased, Vision Blurred, Eye Disorder, Cataract Operation

Adverse event resulted in: disablity

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lipitor
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased

Ketorolac Tromethamine
    Indication: Oedema

Simvastatin
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased

Tobramycin
    Indication: Oedema

Acetazolamide
    Indication: Oedema

Celebrex
    Indication: Polyarthritis

Naproxen
    Indication: Polyarthritis

Pred Forte
    Indication: Oedema

Propylene Glycol
    Indication: Oedema

Other drugs received by patient: Levoxyl; Thiazide



Possible Acetazolamide side effects in 68 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-03-02

Patient: 68 year old female, weighing 90.7 kg (199.6 pounds)

Reactions: Drug Ineffective, Eye Oedema, Intraocular Pressure Increased, Visual Acuity Reduced, Vision Blurred

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Naproxen
    Indication: Arthritis
    End date: 2011-12-01

Simvastatin
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased
    End date: 2011-10-01

Cortisone Acetate
    Indication: Eye Oedema
    Start date: 2011-05-01

Celebrex
    Indication: Polyarthritis

Ketorolac Tromethamine
    Indication: Eye Oedema

Propylene Glycol
    Indication: Eye Oedema

Pred Forte
    Indication: Eye Oedema

Tobramycin
    Indication: Eye Oedema

Acetazolamide
    Indication: Eye Oedema

Lipitor
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased

Omnipred
    Indication: Eye Oedema

Other drugs received by patient: Levoxyl; Thiazide



Possible Acetazolamide side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-02-17

Patient: female

Reactions: NO Therapeutic Response, Blindness Unilateral, Macular Degeneration, Gastric Disorder

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Acetazolamide

Other drugs received by patient: Coated Baby Aspirin; Metoprolol Succinate; Acetazolamide; Lovastatin; Lisinopril; Metformin HCL; Amlodipine Besylate



Possible Acetazolamide side effects in 68 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-02-09

Patient: 68 year old female, weighing 90.7 kg (199.5 pounds)

Reactions: Intraocular Pressure Increased, Eye Oedema, Vision Blurred, Arthritis, Cataract Operation

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Celebrex
    Dosage: 200 mg, 1 d
    Indication: Polyarthritis
    Start date: 2011-12-01

Prednisolone Acetate
    Dosage: ophthalmic
    Indication: Eye Oedema

Cortisone Acetate
    Dosage: 4 in 1 d
    Indication: Eye Oedema
    Start date: 2011-05-01

Tobramycin Sulfate
    Dosage: ophthalmic
    Indication: Eye Oedema

Pred Forte
    Dosage: ophthalmic
    Indication: Eye Oedema

Systane (Rhinaris)
    Dosage: ophthalmic
    Indication: Eye Oedema

Acetazolamide
    Dosage: 125 mg, 1 d
    Indication: Eye Oedema

Ketorolac Tromethamine
    Dosage: ophthalmic
    Indication: Eye Oedema

Simvastatin
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased
    End date: 2011-10-01

Lipitor
    Dosage: 20 mg, 1 d, oral
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased
    End date: 2011-10-01

Naproxen Sodium
    Indication: Polyarthritis
    End date: 2011-12-01

Other drugs received by patient: Levoxyl



Possible Acetazolamide side effects in female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-02-06

Patient: female, weighing 90.7 kg (199.5 pounds)

Reactions: Cataract, Drug Ineffective, Eye Oedema, Intraocular Pressure Increased

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Ketorolac Tromethamine
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Eye Oedema

Lipitor
    Dosage: 20 mg, daily
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased

Celebrex
    Dosage: 200 mg, 1x/day
    Start date: 2011-12-01

Lipitor
    Dosage: 20 mg, 1x/day
    Start date: 2011-10-01

Celebrex
    Dosage: 200 mg, daily
    Indication: Polyarthritis

Simvastatin
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased
    End date: 2011-10-01

Cortisone Acetate
    Dosage: unk, 4x/day
    Indication: Eye Oedema
    Start date: 2011-05-01

Propylene Glycol
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Eye Oedema

Acetazolamide
    Dosage: 125 mg, daily
    Indication: Eye Oedema

Naproxen Sodium
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Polyarthritis
    End date: 2011-12-01

Tobramycin Sulfate
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Eye Oedema

Prednisolone Acetate
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Eye Oedema

Pred Forte
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Eye Oedema

Other drugs received by patient: Levoxyl



Possible Acetazolamide side effects in 40 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-01-27

Patient: 40 year old female, weighing 61.2 kg (134.7 pounds)

Reactions: Dyspnoea, Yawning

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Nuvigil
    Dosage: 150 mg;qd;po : 250 mg;qd;po
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-10-13
    End date: 2011-10-30

Nuvigil
    Dosage: 150 mg;qd;po : 250 mg;qd;po
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-10-31

Acetazolamide
    Dosage: 250 mg;bid;po
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Venous Pressure
    Start date: 2011-10-07

Other drugs received by patient: Prenatal Multivitamin and Iron; Levothyroxine Sodium; Warfarin Sodium; Pravastatin



Possible Acetazolamide side effects in female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Italy on 2012-01-23

Patient: female

Reactions: Multiple Drug Overdose Intentional, Self Injurious Behaviour, Sopor, Sluggishness

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Acetazolamide
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    Start date: 2011-07-19
    End date: 2011-07-19

Venlafaxine
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    Start date: 2011-07-19
    End date: 2011-07-19

Topamax
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    Start date: 2011-07-19
    End date: 2011-07-19



Possible Acetazolamide side effects in 79 year old female

Reported by a physician from France on 2012-01-10

Patient: 79 year old female

Reactions: Acute Generalised Exanthematous Pustulosis

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Acetazolamide
    Indication: Preoperative Care
    Start date: 2011-07-07
    End date: 2011-07-15

Levofloxacin
    Indication: Cataract Operation
    Start date: 2011-07-07
    End date: 2011-07-07

Acetazolamide
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Cataract Operation
    End date: 2011-07-15

Levofloxacin
    Indication: Preoperative Care
    Start date: 2011-07-07
    End date: 2011-07-07

Other drugs received by patient: Augmentin '125'; Sterdex; Tobradex; Phylarm



Possible Acetazolamide side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2011-12-28

Patient: female, weighing 108.9 kg (239.5 pounds)

Reactions: Grand MAL Convulsion, Cerebellar Ataxia, Condition Aggravated

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization, disablity

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Acetazolamide



Possible Acetazolamide side effects in 79 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from France on 2011-12-27

Patient: 79 year old female

Reactions: Acute Generalised Exanthematous Pustulosis

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Levofloxacin
    Indication: Cataract Operation
    Start date: 2011-07-07
    End date: 2011-07-07

Levofloxacin
    Indication: Preoperative Care
    Start date: 2011-07-07
    End date: 2011-07-07

Acetazolamide
    Indication: Preoperative Care
    Start date: 2011-07-07
    End date: 2011-07-15

Acetazolamide
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Cataract Operation
    End date: 2011-07-15

Other drugs received by patient: Sterdex; Phylarm; Augmentin; Tobradex



Possible Acetazolamide side effects in 40 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2011-12-20

Patient: 40 year old female, weighing 61.2 kg (134.7 pounds)

Reactions: Dyspnoea, NO Therapeutic Response

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Acetazolamide
    Dosage: 250 mg, bid, po
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Venous Pressure
    Start date: 2011-10-07

Nuvigil
    Dosage: 150;250 mg, qd, po
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-10-13
    End date: 2011-10-30

Nuvigil
    Dosage: 150;250 mg, qd, po
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-10-31

Other drugs received by patient: Pravastatin; Prenatal Multivitamin and Iron; Warfarin Sodium; Levothyroxine Sodium



Possible Acetazolamide side effects in 30 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2011-12-14

Patient: 30 year old male, weighing 95.3 kg (209.6 pounds)

Reactions: Dysuria

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Acetazolamide



Possible Acetazolamide side effects in 40 year old female

Reported by a individual with unspecified qualification from United States on 2011-12-08

Patient: 40 year old female, weighing 61.2 kg (134.7 pounds)

Reactions: Dyspnoea

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Acetazolamide
    Dosage: 250 mg;bid;po
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Venous Pressure
    Start date: 2011-10-07

Nuvigil
    Dosage: 150 mg;qd;po, 250 mg;qd;po
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-10-13
    End date: 2011-10-30

Nuvigil
    Dosage: 150 mg;qd;po, 250 mg;qd;po
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-10-31

Other drugs received by patient: Prenatal Multivitamin and Iron; Levothyroxine Sodium; Pravastatin; Warfarin Sodium



Possible Acetazolamide side effects in 79 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from France on 2011-11-09

Patient: 79 year old female

Reactions: Acute Generalised Exanthematous Pustulosis

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Levofloxacin
    Indication: Preoperative Care
    Start date: 2011-07-07
    End date: 2011-07-07

Acetazolamide
    Indication: Preoperative Care
    Start date: 2011-07-07
    End date: 2011-07-15

Other drugs received by patient: Sterdex; Tobradex; Augmentin; Phylarm



Possible Acetazolamide side effects in 1 year old male

Reported by a individual with unspecified qualification from Japan on 2011-11-09

Patient: 1 year old male

Reactions: Apnoeic Attack, Bromoderma, Psychomotor Skills Impaired, Cerebral Atrophy, Epilepsy

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization, disablity

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lidocaine
    Indication: Convulsion

Midazolam HCL
    Indication: Convulsion

Carbamazepine
    Indication: Convulsion

Acetazolamide
    Dosage: 15 g/kg;qd
    Indication: Convulsion

Phenytoin
    Indication: Convulsion

Phenobarbital TAB
    Dosage: 5 mg/kg;qd
    Indication: Convulsion



Possible Acetazolamide side effects in 73 year old male

Reported by a pharmacist from United States on 2011-11-02

Patient: 73 year old male, weighing 86.5 kg (190.3 pounds)

Reactions: Polyuria, Renal Tubular Acidosis

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Acetazolamide

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