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Actamid 250mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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By JAWA PHARMACEUTICAL PVT LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
31.51*
MRP 38.43
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Acetazolamide(250.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
GLAUCOMA DRUGS

Medical Description

Actamid Tablet is used to treat eye conditions called glaucoma. It contains a medicine called acetazolamide. In Glaucoma, the nerve which connects our eye to our brain is injured mainly because of the...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
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uses

Uses of Actamid 250mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Actamid Tablet is used for treating increased pressure in the eye for an eye condition called Glaucoma.
contraindications

Contraindications of Actamid 250mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Known allergy to acetazolamide and any other ingredient of the medicine.
  • Low salt and electrolyte levels in the body.
  • Increased level of chlorine in the body.
  • Patients with a history of kidney failure or other kidney problems.
  • Patients with adrenal glands (glands situated over kidneys) dysfunction.
  • Patients with a history of liver failure or other liver problems.
  • The use of Actamid Tablet is prohibited in children under 12 years of age.
  • Actamid Tablet are advised not to be used in pregnancy or if the planning of a family.
sideEffects

Side effects of Actamid 250mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Fits
  • Fever
  • Tiredness
  • Vomiting
  • Itching
  • Headache
  • Diarrhoea
  • Muscle pain
  • Mouth ulcers
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Difficulty in passing urine
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Actamid 250mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Actamid Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
This medicine should not be used during pregnancy due to insufficient information on its safety in pregnancy, especially during the first trimester of pregnancy.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Actamid Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Actamid Tablets can be taken by a lactating woman if prescribed by a doctor. However, it should be used with caution in lactating women.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Actamid Tablet?
A:
Possible side effects of this medicine include drowsiness, confused mind, and far objects appear blurry. The patients are advised to avoid driving on the appearance of any such effects.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Actamid Tablet?
A:
Avoid consuming alcohol while taking this medicine.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any form of kidney problem like stones.
  • You have liver disease.
  • You have a blood glucose-related problem.
  • You are of age above 65.
  • You have a lung-related disorder like difficulty in breathing.
  • You are taking any medicine to treat fits or seizures.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Actamid 250mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

How Does It Work?

Acetazolamide present in Actamid Tablet works by reducing the production of fluids in our eye by inhibiting the action of certain enzymes responsible for the production of fluids in the eyes. Thus, it...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Actamid 250mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Take Actamid Tablet as a whole with a glass of water as per your doctor's prescription.
interactions

Interactions of Actamid 250mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Actamid Tablet should be taken cautiously with methotrexate, anti-diabetics and blood thinners as it may increase or decrease the action of these medicines.
  • Tell your doctor if you are taking medicines like digoxin for the treatment of heart failure and blood pressure-lowering medicines.
  • Actamid Tablet if taken along with medicines used for the treatment of seizures or fits may lead to bone softening, hence caution is advised.
  • Actamid Tablet may increase the levels of amphetamine and quinidine and prolong their action.
  • If this medicine taken along with sodium bicarbonate (used to reduce stomach acid) can lead to kidney stones.
  • Lithium therapy used for brain-related disorders should be used cautiously with Actamid Tablet as it can increase the levels of lithium in the body.
  • Actamid Tablet can reduce the antiseptic action of urinary antiseptics such as methenamine.
  • Other medicines like ciclosporin, carbamazepine and primidone may interact with this medicine.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Actamid 250mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Actamid Tablet should be stored below 30°C in its original package to protect it from light and moisture. Keep it out of the reach of children.
dosage

Dosage of Actamid 250mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Overdose

The overdose of Actamid Tablet results in symptoms like shortness of breath, swelling in eyelids/face/lips, itching in the whole body, fever, ulcers in the mouth, fits, include headache, nausea, vomit...
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Missed a Dose

It is advised to continue to take this medicine for as long as the doctor recommends. Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose. If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you re...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is Actamid Tablet used for?

A: Actamid Tablet is used for reducing pressure inside the eye for an eye condition known as Glaucoma.

Q: Can I take Actamid Tablet after cataract surgery?

A: No, this should only be used when prescribed by a doctor and for the condition that it is prescribed for.

Q: What are the side effects of Actamid Tablet?

A: You may experience dizziness, lightheadedness and increased urine output especially during the initial days of the treatment. Dry mouth, nausea, blurred vision, loss of appetite may also be experienced by a few individuals treated with this medicine.

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ContainsAcetazolamide(250.0 Mg)
UsesGlaucoma
Side effectsFits, fever, tiredness, vomiting, itching, headache
Last Updated on: 01 Jun 2021 | 05:22 AM (IST)
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