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Carteolol Ophthalmic Dosage

Medically reviewed on June 16, 2017.

Applies to the following strengths: 1%

Usual Adult Dose for Intraocular Hypertension

One drop in the affected eye(s) twice a day

Comments:
-If the intraocular pressure is not at a satisfactory level, concomitant therapy with pilocarpine and other miotics, and/or epinephrine or dipivefrin, and/or systemically administered carbonic anhydrase inhibitors, such as acetazolamide, may be instituted.

Use: Lowering of intraocular pressure in patients with chronic open-angle glaucoma and intraocular hypertension

Usual Adult Dose for Glaucoma (Open Angle)

One drop in the affected eye(s) twice a day

Comments:
-If the intraocular pressure is not at a satisfactory level, concomitant therapy with pilocarpine and other miotics, and/or epinephrine or dipivefrin, and/or systemically administered carbonic anhydrase inhibitors, such as acetazolamide, may be instituted.

Use: Lowering of 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

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:
-Protect from light
-Store between 15 to 25 C (59 to 77 F)

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

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