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Review: could Diamox cause Lower blood pressure?

Summary: Lower blood pressure could be caused by Diamox, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Lasix, and have Prophylaxis.

We study 1,893 people who have side effects while taking Diamox from FDA and social media. Among them, 74 have Lower blood pressure. Find out below who they are, when they have Lower blood pressure and more.

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Diamox

Diamox (latest outcomes from 2,038 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, breathing difficulty, pain, dyspnoea exacerbated.

Lower blood pressure

Lower blood pressure (abnormally low blood pressure) (latest reports from 691,416 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, depression.

On Apr, 12, 2014: 1,893 people reported to have side effects when taking Diamox. Among them, 74 people (3.91%) have Lower Blood Pressure. They amount to 0.01% of all the 693,521 people who have Lower Blood Pressure on eHealthMe.

Trend of Lower blood pressure in Diamox reports

Time on Diamox when people have Lower blood pressure * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Lower blood pressure100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Lower blood pressure when taking Diamox * :

FemaleMale
Lower blood pressure67.53%32.47%

Age of people who have Lower blood pressure when taking Diamox * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Lower blood pressure1.43%0.00%11.43%8.57%12.86%10.00%11.43%44.29%

Severity of Lower blood pressure when taking Diamox ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Lower blood pressure ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Prophylaxis (9 people, 12.16%)
  2. Migraine (7 people, 9.46%)
  3. Hypertension (5 people, 6.76%)
  4. Asthma (5 people, 6.76%)
  5. Osteoarthritis (5 people, 6.76%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lasix (33 people, 44.59%)
  2. Xanax (23 people, 31.08%)
  3. Diamox src (19 people, 25.68%)
  4. Lantus (15 people, 20.27%)
  5. Digoxin (13 people, 17.57%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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