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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
betaxolol(bā-tăk′sə-lôl′, -lōl′, bē-)
A beta-blocker drug, C18H29NO3, used in its hydrochloride form to treat hypertension and glaucoma.
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betaxololA selective beta1-receptor blocker used to manage hypertension and glaucoma, possibly by reducing production of aqueous humour.
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betaxololCardiology A β-blocker used to treat HTN and glaucoma. See β-blocker.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
betaxololA 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.
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