Lung and respiratory problems

Altitude sickness

(Acute mountain sickness)

All Medications for Altitude sickness

  • Diamox Sequels
    (acetazolamide)
    Prescription only

    Diamox Sequels (acetazolamide) is used to treat and prevent acute mountain sickness. Sometimes, it is also used to treat glaucoma, epilepsy, and edema.

    • Available dosage forms:
    • Pill
    • Extended-release pill
  • Decadron
    (dexamethasone)
    Prescription only

    Decadron (dexamethasone) is a long-acting oral corticosteroid that is very effective in treating allergic reactions and immune conditions, however, if you're taking Decadron (dexamethasone) for a long time, there can be serious side effects.

    • Available dosage forms:
    • Pill
    • Liquid

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