Generic Name - Betaxolol
Category - Glaucoma
Internal eye pressure, open angle glaucoma
Generic for Betoptic* belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.Betaoxolol (Generic for Betoptic*) eye products can reduce the pressure inside the eye from an elevated pressure. In combination with other anti-glaucoma medicines or alone, Generic for Betoptic*,is also effective inopen-angle glaucoma.
Generic for Betoptic* Contraindications and Drug Interactions
Generic for Betoptic* is contraindicated in patients, who are hypersensitive to this drug, any component of this product or patients with sinus bradycardie, cardiogenic shock, or patients with overt cardiac failure or had an allergic reaction to it in the past.
Generic for Betoptic* should not be taken by patients who have a history of the following ailment conditions.
There are a number of medications that interact with Generic for Betoptic*.It is important to take the doctor's counsel if you are taking any of the following.
Medicines for colds and breathing difficulties
Medicines for diabetes
Medicines for high blood pressure
Medicines to control heart rhythm
Generic for Betoptic* Dosage
The following information just highlights the general average dosage of GenericBetoptic*
The usual recommended dosage of Generic for Betoptic* is one to two drops of Generic for Betoptic* Ophthalmic Suspension 0.25% in the affected eye(s) twice daily. Careful monitoring of patients is advised.
Generic for Betoptic* Adverse Effects
Some of the most serious Generic for Betoptic* side Effects include burning stinging or itching of the eyes or eyelids, changes in vision or increased sensitivity of the eyes to light.
This is not a complete list of all Side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Betoptic*.
Generic for Betoptic* and Pregnancy
Studies do not indicate whether Generic for Betoptic* causes injury to the fetus. However, consult your doctor and seek medical advice if you are pregnantor plan to become pregnant.
Generic for Betoptic* and Breastfeeding
It is not known whether Generic for Betoptic* is passed into human milk.However, talk to your doctor and obtain medical opinion.
Generic for Betoptic* and Pediatric
The safety and effectiveness of Generic for Betoptic* in pediatric patients have not been established.
Generic for Betoptic* and Geriatric
Considering that elderly patients are especially sensitive to the effects of opthalmic beta-adrenergic blocking agents, it is recommended to take medical opinion and use Generic Betaoptic.
The above information about Generic for Betoptic* serves as an information resource only and is not intended to substitute professional medical advice, examination, diagnosis and treatment.Always seek the counsel of your doctor, physician or pharmacist before starting any new treatment or making changes to existing therapy.