A carbonic anhydrase inhibitor with uses similar to those of acetazolamide.

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meth·a·zol·amide .meth-ə-'zȯl-ə-.mīd n a sulfonamide C5H8N4O3S2 that inhibits the production of carbonic anhydrase, reduces intraocular pressure, and is used in the treatment of glaucoma see NEPTAZANE

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meth·a·zo·la·mide (meth″ə-zoґlə-mīd) [USP] a carbonic anhydrase inhibitor used as an adjunct to reduce intraocular pressure in the treatment of glaucoma; administered orally.

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