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A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of acetazolamide for the treatment of elevated intracranial pressure in cryptococcal meningitis.

Abstract:
We conducted a trial of oral acetazolamide for the treatment of cryptococcal meningitis in 22 Thai adults with headache and an opening cerebrospinal fluid pressure of >/=200 mm H(2)0. The trial was terminated prematurely because patients who received acetazolamide developed significantly lower venous bicarbonate levels and higher chloride levels and had more-frequent serious adverse events than did subjects who received placebo.
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10.1086/342299

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
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Journal:
Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America
Volume:
35
Issue:
6
Pages:
769-772
Publication date:
2002-09-01
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EISSN:
1537-6591
ISSN:
1058-4838
Source identifiers:
8990
Language:
English
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pubs:8990
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uuid:a79dc560-af06-4643-88c7-d06763994be2
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pubs:8990
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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