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Iopar 250mg Sr Cap 10'S

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Acetazolamide(250.0 Mg)
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Medical Description

Iopar Sr Capsule 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 t...
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    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
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    Storage and disposal
    Quick Summary

Uses of Iopar 250mg Sr Cap 10'S

Iopar Sr Capsule is used for treating increased pressure in the eye for an eye condition called Glaucoma.

Contraindications of Iopar 250mg Sr Cap 10'S

  • 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 Iopar Sr Capsule is prohibited in children under 12 years of age.
  • Iopar Sr Capsule are advised not to be used in pregnancy or if the planning of a family.

Side effects of Iopar 250mg Sr Cap 10'S

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

Precautions and Warnings of Iopar 250mg Sr Cap 10'S



Can I take Iopar Sr Capsule during pregnancy?
This medicine should not be used during pregnancy due to insufficient information on its safety in pregnancy, especially during the first trimester of pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Iopar Sr Capsule while breastfeeding?
Iopar Sr Capsules can be taken by a lactating woman if prescribed by a doctor. However, it should be used with caution in lactating women.


Can I drive if I have consumed Iopar Sr Capsule?
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.


Can I consume alcohol with Iopar Sr Capsule?
Avoid consuming alcohol while taking this medicine.

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.

Mode of Action of Iopar 250mg Sr Cap 10'S

How Does It Work?

Acetazolamide present in Iopar Sr Capsule 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, ...
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Directions for Use of Iopar 250mg Sr Cap 10'S

Take Iopar Sr Capsule as a whole with a glass of water as per your doctor's prescription.

Interactions of Iopar 250mg Sr Cap 10'S

Interactions with other medicines

  • Iopar Sr Capsule 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.
  • Iopar Sr Capsule if taken along with medicines used for the treatment of seizures or fits may lead to bone softening, hence caution is advised.
  • Iopar Sr Capsule 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 Iopar Sr Capsule as it can increase the levels of lithium in the body.
  • Iopar Sr Capsule can reduce the antiseptic action of urinary antiseptics such as methenamine.
  • Other medicines like ciclosporin, carbamazepine and primidone may interact with this medicine.

Storage and disposal of Iopar 250mg Sr Cap 10'S

Iopar Sr Capsule 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 of Iopar 250mg Sr Cap 10'S


The overdose of Iopar Sr Capsule 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, vom...
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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


Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: What is Iopar Sr Capsule used for?

A: Iopar Sr Capsule is used for reducing pressure inside the eye for an eye condition known as Glaucoma.

Q: Can I take Iopar Sr Capsule 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 Iopar Sr Capsule?

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