Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Oct 20, 2021.
Generic name: betaxolol hydrochloride
Dosage form: ophthalmic solution
The recommended dose is one to two drops of BETOPTIC Ophthalmic Solution in the affected eye(s) twice daily. In some patients, the intraocular pressure lowering responses to BETOPTIC Ophthalmic Solution may require a few weeks to stabilize. As with any new medication, careful monitoring of patients is advised.
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 can be instituted.
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- Drug class: ophthalmic glaucoma agents
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