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Diamox, helps prevent and treat altitude sickness

Reference #: 1,331
Submit Date: 28 Oct 2007
Browse Category: altitude sickness
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Treatment used: diamox
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Country of Remedy: USA
Remedy Source: from climbers of Mt Kilimanjaro
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Remedy Description



Diamox, or acetazolamide, a steroid, is a prescription medicine which helps prevent and treat altitude sickness.

It acts by making the blood slightly more acidic, which stimulates the brain to increase the rate

and depth of breathing. Used by treckers in climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro. If altitude sickness is

not treated you can die from cerebal edema

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