The symptoms of increased intracranial pressure are headache, pulse McCarthy and Reed showed acetazolamide (Diamox®) decreases CSF flow but not. I take Diamox 500mg twice a day for Pseudotumor Cerebri, Intracranial Hypertension (headaches caused by increased cerebral spinal fluid pressure). Reviews and ratings for diamox when used in the treatment of pseudotumor cerebri I am 18 and I have diagnosed with Idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) "I've been on this medication for 2 weeks because of increased pressure in. Patients without visual loss most often are treated with a carbonic anhydrase inhibitor (eg, acetazolamide) to lower the ICP.
While, historically, this has been the mainstay of treatment, it has now been corroborated with an NIH-funded study (Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension Treatment Trial). Acetazolamide may be used to reverse chronically elevated ICP due to fungal meningitides and deserves further investigation.