Name: acetazolamide; Diamox; N-(5-sulfamoyl-1,3,4-thiadiazol-2-yl)acetamide
CAS Number: 59-66-5
Molar Mass: 222.24544 g
Mass Percent: C 21.617 %; H 2.7211 %; N 25.209 %; O 21.596 %; S 28.855 %
• "A drug that inhibits the enzyme carbonic anhydrase. At one time it was used as a diuretic, but more effective drugs are now available. It has been used to treat epilepsy and to reduce intraocular pressure in managing glaucoma. Trade name is Diamox." 1
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(1) - Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary, 18th ed.; F. A. David Company: Philadelphia, PA, 1997; p 18.