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What is methazolamide?

Methazolamide is a prescription medication that is used to treat glaucoma. It belongs to the class of drugs called carbonic anhydrase inhibitors, which act by reducing the amount of carbonic anhydrase protein in the body. This helps lessen the amount of fluid in the eyes and reduces pressure. You should take methazolamide regularly to get the best effect. It should be taken with a full glass of water, and can be taken with or without food.

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