Therapeutic Class

Antiglaucoma Preparation

Chemical Composition

Each uncoated tablet contains:
Acetazolamide BP : 250mg
Excipients : Q.S


10 x 10's/ Box

Dosage & Administration

Adult: 250-1000mg daily in divided doses. Children: 8-30mg/kg in daily divided doses and not exceed 750mg/day.


Acetazolamide is contra indicated in situation in which sodium and/or potassium blood levels are depressed, in cases of marked kidney and liver disease or dysfunction, suprarenal gland failure, and hyperchloremic acidosis. Terocec should not be used in patients with hepatic cirrhosis as this may increase the risk of hepatic encephalopathy.

Side Effects

Paraesthesia, particularly a “tingling” feeling in the extremities, some loss of appetite; taste disturbance, polyuria, flushing, thirst, headache, dizziness, fatigue, irritability, depression, reduced libido and occasional instances of drowsiness and confusion. Rarely, photosensitivity has been reported.

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