click here for details           Betoptic-S  (U.S.N.L.M.)
Dosing 1 drop bid   (q12hr)
Chem Specs betaxolol 0.25%
Quantities 2.5, 5, 10, 15ml
Cost 328.00/10ml
Class Beta 1 (cardioselective)  Beta-Blocker
Action Reduces aqueous humor production.
Usage Indicated for elevated IOP of chronic open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension.
Evaluate blood pressure, pulse, neurological and respiratory status before and
during treatment.
Contraindications Sinus bradycardia, greater than a first degree atrioventricular block, cardiogenic
shock, overt cardiac failure, hypersensitivity to any component of the medication.
Pediatric use Safety and IOP-lowering effect has been demonstrated in pediatric patients
Pregnancy Category C
"S" = Suspension. Resin suspension formulation intended to extend residence time.
More comfortable than but equipotent with Betoptic 0.5% solution.
BAK preserved.