Betaxolol

Details About Generic Salt ::  Betaxolol 

Main Medicine Class:: Ocular   Sub Medicine Class ::  Anti Glaucoma Drugs

3A. ANTI-GLAUCOMA DRUGS in 3. OCULAR
BETAXOLOL
SELECTIVE ß1-BLOCKER | ANTI-HYPERTENSIVE, ANTI-ANGINAL, ANTI-GLAUCOMA
PK: A: Complete D: Extensive (IV) M: Hepatic E: Renal

Indications & Dose: OPEN-ANGLE GLAUCOMA TP Adult 0.25 or 0.5% (as Hcl) is instilled twice daily

Contra: sinus bradycardia, atrioventricular block, cardiogenic shock, overt cardiac failure

Precautions: history of heart block or cardiac failure, DM/hypoglycemia, thyrotoxicosis, myasthenia gravis

ADR: Serious: blurred vision, corneal punctate keratitis, increased airway resistance, asthma, Others: itching/erythema/inflammation, ocular stinging/discomfort

DDI: Serious Theophylline causes deterioration of asthma

Diet: 1h before food/2h after food

Monitor: For adverse effects

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