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Half-Dose of Mountain Sickness Med Works as Well as Full Dose

THURSDAY, March 14, 2019 — A lower dose of a medication to prevent acute mountain sickness is as effective as the standard, higher dose, a new study finds. Acute mountain sickness (AMS) can cause headaches, gastrointestinal upset, fatigue, weakness, vertigo and sleep problems. Many hikers and climbers use a drug called acetazolamide (Diamox) to prevent… Read More »