betaxolol ophthalmic, Betoptic S, Betoptic (cont.)

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PRESCRIBED FOR: Betaxolol is used for the treatment of increased intraocular pressure in patients with chronic open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension. (Oral betaxolol tablets are used for treating high blood pressure and angina, but this dosage form is not discussed here.)

SIDE EFFECTS: Ophthalmic betaxolol can cause side effects which are usually mild and transient. The most common side effects are:

Rarely, betaxolol eye drops can result in side effects that are seen with oral beta-adrenergic blockers. Other important side effects include:



Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/17/2015

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