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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 09-27-2011, 05:47 PM Thread Starter
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Diamox - altitude sickness

Has anyone ever taken Diamox to alleviate symptoms of altitude sickness. I have a hunt planned for next year and read about it but I don't know anyone who's tried taking it.

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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 09-27-2011, 06:24 PM
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Re: Diamox - altitude sickness

Phew, I thought for a second the Subject was "Attitude Sickness". Was gonna say, you can make a mint selling that stuff on this site.

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Re: Diamox - altitude sickness

I have been using it for 3 years now. I take it for three days prior to going into the high country, and the first day at altitude.
The only problem I had prior to using diamox was waking in the middle of the night with slight shortness of breath.
It has eliminated this completely.
Most people I know have no problems with altitude.
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