Lung and respiratory problems

Altitude sickness

(Acute mountain sickness)

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All Medications for Altitude sickness

  • Antihypertensive > Diuretic

    • Acetazolamide
      Prescription only

      Diamox (Acetazolamide) is used to treat and prevent mountain sickness, as well as to lower the amount of fluid in the eye and legs.

      Was it worth it?
      • Available dosage forms:
      • Pill
      • Extended release
  • Glucocorticoid > Synthetic

    • Dexamethasone
      Prescription only

      Decadron (Dexamethasone) is identical to an essential hormone that humans produce and has been proven to work safely.

      Was it worth it?
      • Available dosage forms:
      • Pill
      • Liquid

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