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Betaxolol Ophthalmic Dosage

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Feb 27, 2023.

Applies to the following strengths: 0.5%; 0.25%

Usual Adult Dose for Intraocular Hypertension

0.25% suspension: One drop in the affected eye(s) twice a day
0.5% solution: One to two drops in the affected eye(s) twice a day

Comments:


Use: To lower intraocular pressure in patients with chronic open-angle glaucoma and intraocular hypertension

Usual Adult Dose for Glaucoma (Open Angle)

0.25% suspension: One drop in the affected eye(s) twice a day
0.5% solution: One to two drops in the affected eye(s) twice a day

Comments:


Use: To lower intraocular pressure in patients with chronic open-angle glaucoma and intraocular hypertension

Usual Pediatric Dose for Intraocular Hypertension

0.25% suspension: One drop in the affected eye(s) twice a day

Comments:

If the intraocular pressure of the patient is not adequately controlled on this regimen, concomitant therapy with pilocarpine and other miotics, and/or epinephrine and/or carbonic anhydrase inhibitors may be instituted.

Use: To lower intraocular pressure in patients with chronic open-angle glaucoma and intraocular hypertension

Usual Pediatric Dose for Glaucoma (Open Angle)

0.25% suspension: One drop in the affected eye(s) twice a day

Comments:

If the intraocular pressure of the patient is not adequately controlled on this regimen, concomitant therapy with pilocarpine and other miotics, and/or epinephrine and/or carbonic anhydrase inhibitors may be instituted.

Use: To lower intraocular pressure in patients with chronic open-angle glaucoma and intraocular hypertension

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Precautions

0.5% solution: Safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 18 years.

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

Storage requirements:


Patient advice:

Further information

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