acetazolamide

noun ac·et·azol·amide \ ˌa-sə-tə-ˈzō-lə-ˌmīd , -ˈzä- , -məd \

Definition of acetazolamide

:a diuretic drug C4H6N4O3S2 used especially in the treatment of edema associated with congestive heart failure and of glaucoma and in the prevention and treatment of altitude sickness

Origin and Etymology of acetazolamide

acet- + azole + amide


Medical Dictionary

acetazolamide

noun ac·et·azol·amide \ ˌas-ət-ə-ˈzōl-ə-ˌmīd , -ˈzäl- , -məd \

medical Definition of acetazolamide

:a diuretic drug C4H6N4O3S2 used especially to treat glaucoma, control epileptic seizures, prevent or treat altitude sickness, and treat edema associated with congestive heart failure

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