Diamox overdose

Glaucoma patient for trabeculectomy. Actually only found out postop when nurse noticed pt was odd. Altered cognition, imbalance, other non-focal neuro deficits Had a mild AKI from diuresis, bicarb low, LFTs ok Notably related onset of symptoms to within a day of starting diamox Also determined to be taking at least 2x (perhaps 4x) the prescribed dose -- immediately suspected OD, with much lower suspicion for ddx including cerebellar stroke Poison control center confirmed ssx c/w diamox... Diamox overdose
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