Review: could Diamox cause Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 4, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.3/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 1,801 people who take Diamox. Among them, 110 have Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness. See who they are, when they have Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Diamox (latest outcomes from 1,969 users) has active ingredients of acetazolamide. It is often used in pseudotumor cerebri, acute mountain sickness. Commonly reported side effects of Diamox include nausea, headache, dyspnoea exacerbated, breathing difficulty, fatigue.
Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness
Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness (feeling of tiredness) (latest reports from 1,512,658 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.
On Feb, 20, 2014: 1,801 people reported to have side effects when taking Diamox. Among them, 108 people (6.00%) have Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness.
Time on Diamox when people have Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness||45.45%||27.27%||18.18%||0.00%||9.09%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness when taking Diamox * :
|Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness||78.18%||21.82% |
Age of people who have Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness when taking Diamox * :
|Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness||0.00%||0.00%||7.45%||7.45%||13.83%||18.09%||22.34%||30.85% |
Severity of Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness when taking Diamox ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness||0.00%||66.67%||33.33%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (6 people, 5.56%)
- Prophylaxis (6 people, 5.56%)
- Depression (5 people, 4.63%)
- Epilepsy (5 people, 4.63%)
- Migraine (5 people, 4.63%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Diamox src (36 people, 33.33%)
- Lasix (27 people, 25.00%)
- Aldactone (17 people, 15.74%)
- Coreg (16 people, 14.81%)
- Aspirin (16 people, 14.81%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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