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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Your eye may be more sensitive to light while taking betaxolol, carteolol and metipranolol.
Beta-Adrenergic Blocking Agents Classification/Drug Trade Names Starting Dosage Acebutolol (*) Sectral 200 mg BID Atenolol (*) Tenormin 50 mg QD Betaxolol Kerlone 10 mg QD Bisoprolol Bezeta 2.
Table 7: Global Osteoporosis Drug Market (2006): Breakdown of Value Sales of Leading Drug Brands - Fosamax, Evista, Boniva, Forteo, Actonel and Miacalcin (In US$ Million) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-51 Osteoporosis Therapeutics: A Peek into the Major Brands II-52 Arthritis II-52 Cataract II-53 Glaucoma II-53 Anti- Glaucoma Ophthalmic Drugs II-53 Beta-Adrenergic Blockers or "Beta Blockers" II-54 Timolol II-54 Levobunolol II-54 Carteolol II-54 Metipranolol II-55 Betaxolol II-55 Carbonic Anhydrase Inhibitors II-55 Prostaglandins II-55 Miotics II-55 Other Treatments II-55
Since then, other topical beta-blockers, such as Betaxolol, Levohunolol, Carteolol and Meti-pranol have also become available.