metipranolol - ophthalmic, Optipranolol
GENERIC NAME: METIPRANOLOL - OPHTHALMIC (met-eh-PRAN-oh-lol)
BRAND NAME(S): Optipranolol
USES: This medication is used alone or with other medications to treat high pressure inside the eye due to glaucoma (open-angle type) or other eye diseases (e.g., ocular hypertension). Lowering high pressure inside the eye helps to prevent blindness. Metipranolol belongs to a class of drugs known as beta blockers and works by decreasing the amount of fluid production within the eye.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/16/2014
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