carteolol

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carteolol

 [kahr´te-ah-lol]
a beta-adrenergic blocking agent with intrinsic sympathetic activity, administered orally as an antihypertensive and applied topically to the conjunctiva in the treatment of glaucoma and ocular hypertension.

carteolol

/car·te·o·lol/ (kahr´te-ah-lol) a beta-adrenergic blocking agent used as the hydrochloride salt in the treatment of hypertension and of glaucoma and ocular hypertension.

carteolol

[kär′te·älol]
a beta-adrenergic blocking agent with intrinsic sympathetic activity, administered orally as an antihypertensive and applied topically to the conjunctiva in the treatment of glaucoma and ocular hypertension.

carteolol

A β-blocker used to treat HTN. See Beta-blocker.

carteolol

A BETA-BLOCKER drug used as eyedrops in the treatment of GLAUCOMA. A brand name is Teoptic.

carteolol (kär´tēəlol),

n brand name: Cartrol;
drug class: nonselective β-adrenergic blocker;
action: competitively blocks stimulation of β-adrenergic receptors within vascular smooth muscle, decreases rate of sinoatrial (SA) node discharge, increases SA node recovery time;
use: mild to moderate hypertension.
carteolol HCl,
n brand name: Ocupress;
drug class: β-adrenergic blocker;
action: nonselective β-adrenergic blocking agent, reduces production of aqueous humor by unknown mechanisms;
uses: chronic open-angle glaucoma, ocular hypertension.
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