betaxolol


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Related to betaxolol: Penbutolol, betaxolol HCl, Carteolol

betaxolol

 [ba-tak´so-lol]
a cardioselective beta-adrenergic blocking agent, used in the form of the hydrochloride salt; administered orally in treatment of hypertension and topically to the conjunctiva in treatment of glaucoma and ocular hypertension.

betaxolol

/be·tax·o·lol/ (ba-tak´so-lol) a cardioselective β, used in the form of the hydrochloride salt as an antihypertensive and in the treatment of glaucoma and ocular hypertension.

betaxolol

(bā-tăk′sə-lôl′, -lōl′, bē-)
n.
A beta-blocker drug, C18H29NO3, used in its hydrochloride form to treat hypertension and glaucoma.

betaxolol

A selective beta1-receptor blocker used to manage hypertension and glaucoma, possibly by reducing production of aqueous humour.

betaxolol

Cardiology A β-blocker used to treat HTN and glaucoma. See β-blocker.

betaxolol

A BETA-BLOCKER drug used in the treatment of high blood pressure (HYPERTENSION) and, in the form of eyedrops, GLAUCOMA. Brand names are Kerlone and Betoptic.

betaxolol

a topical sympatholytic agent used to reduce intraocular pressure in the treatment of glaucoma.
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Ocular and retrobulbar blood flow in ocular hypertensives treated with topical timolol, betaxolol and carteolol.
Drug Class How it works Dipivefrin Adrenergics Reduces (Propine); intraocular pressure brimonidine (Alphagan) Apraclonidine Alpha-2 Decreases intraocular fluid (Lopidine) adrenergics production; increases drainage Betaxolol Beta blockers Decreases (Betoptic) intraocular fluid production Brinzolamide Carbonic Decreases anhydrase intraocular (Azopt) inhibitors fluid production Pilocarpine Cholinergics Increases drainage of (Isopto) intraocular fluid Dorzolomide Combination Decreases beta blocker/ intraocular (Cosopt) carbonic fluid anhydrase production inhibitor Travaprost Prostaglandin Increases analogs drainage of (Travatan) intraocular fluid
Dose-dependent effects of betaxolol in hypertension: a double-blind, multi-center study.
Nitric oxide synthase expression in the transient ischemic rat retina: neuroprotection of betaxolol.
Effect of betaxolol on the hemodynamic, gas exchange, and cardiac output response to exercise in chronic atrial fibrillation.
His medications included Metoprolol, Ramipril, Hydrochlorothiazide, Levofloxacin, and Betaxolol eye drops.
The antiglaucoma beta blockers include betaxolol (Betoptic), carteolol (Ocupress), levobetaxolol (Betaxon), levobunolol (Betagan), metipranolol (Optipranolol) and timolol (Betimol, Timoptic, Istalol).
11) Beta blockers Acebutolol (Sectral), atenolol Decreases the force (Tenormin), betaxolol of the heart's (Kerlone), metoprolol contraction and its (Lopressor), atenolol overall heart rate, (Tenormin), bisoprolol (Concor) thus reducing the and pindolol (Visken) heart's demand for oxygen.
caprolactone and poly ethylene glycol for betaxolol delivery was compared and was found that poly-acaprolactone nanoparticles yielded highest pharmacological activity and the factor thought to be responsible for this good performance was agglomeration of the particles.
beta]-Blockers infrequently prescribed for hypertension, and not listed here, include acebutolol, betaxolol, nadolol, penbutolol, pindolol, and timolol.
For example, the [Beta]-1 receptor antagonist betaxolol is an effective ocular hypotensive agent, yet the ciliary and trabecular receptors are predominantly of the [Beta]-2 subclass [11].
On average, the study participants' vision deteriorated, with the group treated with drug betaxolol and argon laser trabeculoplasty recording a smaller visual change, on average, compared to the untreated patients.