I am sorry. My comment was snarky. I completely agree with your last post. If you will note in my previous post I only recommed Diamox if you have a history of altitude sickness.
As a physician, I get frustrated with people focusing on rare or insignificant potential side effects when the medication is used for treating a serious or life threatening condition. Or use an unproven herbal remedy with unknown side effects instead of a proven medication. Again, I apologize.