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Neptazane Medication - Uses & Side Effects

Methazolamide is a carbonic anhydrase inhibitor. Carbonic anhydrase is a protein in the body. It reduces the activity of this protein. It helps to treat glaucoma as well as various kinds of tremors. It may also be help to prevent altitude or mountain sickness.

Neptazane Dosage

  • The usual starting dosage is 50 milligrams to 100 milligrams and you should be taken 2 to 3 times a day.

Uses of Neptazane

  • Neptazane, anhydrase is used to treat the eye condition known as chronic open-angle glaucoma.
  • It may also be used to treats other medical conditions those are listed in this medication guide.

Side Effects of Neptazane

Before taken Neptazane medicine, you should discuss the side effects with your doctor. If any develop or change in intensity, then you should inform your doctor as soon as possible. Because only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Neptazane. Side effects may include:

  • Confusion
  • Depression
  • Diarrhea
  • Excessive urination
  • Fatigue
  • Fever
  • General feeling of not being well
  • Headache
  • Loss of appetite
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Rash
  • Severe allergic reaction

Warnings and precautions before taking Neptazane:

  • After taken this medicine, you may feel drowsy, dizzy, or lightheaded. So you should not participate in any activities that require full mental alertness such as drive, and operate machinery.
  • If you are taking this medicine, then it may also cause a loss of potassium from your body. To help prevent this, your doctor will prescribe you to eat or drink foods that have a high potassium content or take a potassium supplement.
  • You should be careful if you have G-6-PD deficiency. Because anemia may also be occur. So you should consult with your doctor.

Drug Interaction :-

If you are taking Neptazane with certain other drugs, then the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. So it is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Neptazane with other drugs. Neptazane and high-dose aspirin taken at the same time may also be cause loss of appetite, rapid breathing, lethargy, coma, and even death.


After taken Neptazane if you feel that overdose is suspected, then you should contact with your doctor immediately. Because it may lead to another serious effect. Symptoms of a Neptazane overdose include:

  • Drowsiness
  • Decreased appetite
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Dizziness
  • Numbness or tingling
  • Ringing in the ears

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