Neptazane Dosage

Generic name: methazolamide
Drug class: Carbonic anhydrase inhibitors.

Medically reviewed by  A Ras MD.

 

Recommended Adult Dosing

Dosage forms:  TAB: 25 mg, 50 mg

Glaucoma

[50-100 mg PO bid-tid]
Info: for open-angle, secondary, or preop use in acute angle-closure glaucoma

Altitude sickness

[150-200 mg PO qd]

Essential tremor

[50-75 mg PO qd]

Renal dosing

marked impairment: contraindicated
HD/PD: not defined

Hepatic dosing

marked impairment: contraindicated; Info: risk of hepatic encephalopathy w/ cirrhosis pts

 

SRC: NLM .