Acetazolamide COMPOUND


Acetazolamide is used as a glaucoma treatment, a diuretic, and a cerebrospinal fluid treatment.

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Acetazolamide Compound Basics

Acetazolamide compound treats glaucoma in dogs and cats. Glaucoma is a disease which causes increased intraocular pressure and impaired vision. This compound is also used as a diurectic and to treat cerebrospinal fluid. It inhibits the enzyme carbonic anhydrase, thus reducing intraocular pressure and increasing urine alkalinity. Acetazolamide is available in a capsule, oral powder, or oral suspension.

All PetMart Pharmacy compounds are specially formulated to meet the needs of your pet. Please contact us if you need another form, strength, or flavor of azetazolamide compound. All compounds ship within one day of preparation according to their specific temperature requirements.

Acetazolamide compound requires a prescription from your veterinarian.

Acetazolamide Compound Directions

Use as directed by your veterinarian, and follow all instructions printed on the prescription label.  Complete the entire prescription unless instructed otherwise by your veterinarian. Dosage and duration of administration depend on your pet’s condition and response to treatment. Ask your veterinarian for appropriate dosing information. Give this medication with food if stomach upset occurs.

Store at room temperature, protected from light and moisture.

Acetazolamide Compound Warnings

Keep out of the reach of children and pets. Do not administer acetazolamide compound in pets with known sulfonamide sensitivity. Use with caution if your pet is pregnant or nursing. Use with caution in pets suffering from abnormal electrolyte levels, angle closure glaucoma, diabetes, hepatic disease, pulmonary obstructed disorders, or renal disease. Acetazolamide compound may interact with some other medications. Therefore, be sure to inform your veterinarian of any and all medications your pet may be taking. This is especially important if your pet is currently taking aspirin, corticosteroids, cyclosporine, digoxin, insulin, or phenobarbital.

Adverse Reactions and Serious Side Effects

Adverse reactions can occur while administering acetazolamide compound. Contact your veterinarian immediately if you believe your pet is experiencing an adverse reaction or serious side effect. Signs of an adverse reaction or serious side effect may include changes in behavior, rapid breathing, and seizures.

If you have any additional questions regarding this product, please contact us at (877)220-6337. A member of our pharmacy staff will be happy to assist you!

Additional information


Capsule, Oral Powder, Oral Suspension

Prescription Strength

450mg / 1mL, 30mL Bottle, 500mg/5mL, 300mL (60 Scoops)