Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: Merative, Micromedex®


Acetazolamide injection is used to treat edema (fluid retention) caused by heart failure or other medicines. This medicine is also used to treat seizures (eg, petit mal, unlocalized seizures). It is also used to treat open-angle glaucoma, secondary glaucoma, and acute angle-closure glaucoma before surgery to lower pressure inside the eye.

This medicine is to be given only by or under the supervision of your doctor.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Powder for Solution