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Just like your local GP, we’re here to support you with expert, confidential advice and treatment but without the travel and waiting time. You can reach us whether you’re relaxing at home or hard at work. With pick up in store or free standard delivery, you’ll get fast access to the altitude sickness treatment you need, if suitable for you.


Altitude sickness — don’t let it ruin the view

Altitude sickness can happen when you ascend to high altitude, usually above 3000 metres, too quickly. Your body struggles to adapt to the lower levels of oxygen in the air and you can feel dizzy, tired, or short of breath. You might also have a headache and nausea.

If you’re planning to travel somewhere above an altitude of 3000 metres, we can prescribe Acetazolamide tablets off-label, if appropriate for you. When taken correctly, the tablets can help your body to get used to higher altitudes more quickly.


We offer Acetazolamide tablets to prevent altitude sickness.

Learn important information about Acetazolamide tablets.

Get the facts about altitude sickness from Dr Christina

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Page last reviewed by: Dr. Christina Hennessey 21/06/2021

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