Nogales Pharmacy Information – Acetazolamide


Active ingredient: Acetazolamide

Other names: Diamox

Generic or Brand Name: Brand name

Type of drug: Carbonic anhydrase inhibitor, diuretic

Used to treat: Glaucoma, epilepsy, mountain sickness, and fluid retention (edema)

Controlled in Mexico? (what does this mean?) Yes

U.S. Prescription Required? Yes

Description, Indications and Contraindications

Nogales Acetazolamide Price Survey

Date: July 2016

Sample pricing: 250mg – 30 tablets for $25 USD

Source: Farmacia SiFarma, Avenida Obregon #137. This is a sample price only, to confirm that the medication is sold in Nogales, Mexico and to give a spot price. Prices and availability will vary depending on the Nogales pharmacy that offers the product for sale.

Purchasing this medication in Mexico: Because Acetazolamide is controlled in Mexico and a prescription drug in the U.S., purchase of the medication will require a prescription from a federally registered Mexican physician, and a valid prescription written by a licensed U.S. doctor will be required to bring the medicine into the United States.


This information is for general information purposes only and is not in any way provided to promote or sell medication. Consult with a physician before using this prescription drug.