Use of Acetazolamide in Sulfonamide-Allergic Patients
Journal List · HHS Author Manuscripts; PMC3785308. All 3 patients were prescribed acetazolamide and had no adverse reaction. The sulfonamide antibiotics form multiple metabolites, but most hypersensitivity reactions. Acetazolamide is a carbonic anhydrase inhibitor that causes a metabolic acidosis that increases the stimulus to breathe while lowering the arterial Pco2 apneic. Metabolites, an international, peer-reviewed Open Access journal.
The noncarbonic anhydrase inhibiting acetazolamide
In contrast to acetazolamide, but similar to methazolamide, NMA did. is metabolized to unique metabolites not observed with AZ and NMA. Journal of Glaucoma October/November 2010 - Volume 19 - Issue 8 - p 568. Several side effects of the drug have been reported, such as metabolic acidosis.