* Beta blockers such as betaxolol (Betoptic
) to decrease intraocular fluid production
They are the respective generic equivalents to Betoptic
I suffer from glaucoma and have been prescribed Betoptic
eyedrops to control the pressure in my eyes.
Non-selective beta-blockers such as timolol (Timoptic) and levobutonol (Betagan) act on both ([[beta].sub.1]) (also situated in cardiac tissue) and ([[beta].sub.2]) (also present in the pulmonary system) receptors whereas selective beta-blockers, such as betaxolol (Betoptic
) only act on ([[beta].sub.1]) receptors.
, Pilopine HS and Isopto (all for glaucoma).