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Betaxolol Dosage

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Aug 10, 2023.

Applies to the following strengths: 20 mg; 10 mg

Usual Adult Dose for Hypertension

Initial dose: 10 mg orally once a day
Dose titration: If desired response is not achieved after 1 to 2 weeks, dose may be doubled.
Maximum dose: 40 mg per day


Use: Management of hypertension alone or with another antihypertensive agent, especially thiazide diuretics

Renal Dose Adjustments

Mild to moderate renal impairment: No adjustment recommended
Severe renal impairment: Initial dose: 5 mg orally once a day; may increase in 5 mg increments every 2 weeks as needed to a maximum dose of 20 mg orally once a day.

Liver Dose Adjustments

No adjustment recommended.

Dose Adjustments

Bronchospastic disease:


Safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 18 years.

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.



Peritoneal dialysis: This drug is dialyzable; however, no dose adjustment guidelines have been provided.

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Further information

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