Lower-cost generic availableClass: Ophthalmic

Betoptic

(betaxolol)

Lower-cost generic availableClass: Ophthalmic
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lowers eye pressure

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Our bottom line

An effective control of high pressure within the eye when used alone or with other eye medications. Lowering eye pressure back to normal can prevent the onset of glaucoma.

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Prices and coupon for 90 (10mg) tablets of betaxolol

Upsides

  • betaxolol may be used with other eye drops to control high pressure within the eye.
  • If caught in time the reduction of pressure in the eye can prevent the onset of glaucoma.

Downsides

  • betaxolol may cause blurred vision, short term.
  • It is generally not used if you have asthma, COPD or other lung conditions.
  • It is generally not used if you have a slow heart rate or other heart conditions.
  • There are more side effects than many other eye medications.
How it works

betaxolol decreases the rate that fluids enter the eye.

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Side effect rates for Betoptic (betaxolol)

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Common concerns from people taking Betoptic (betaxolol)

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