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Betaxolol: Oral tablet

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Betaxolol 10mg Tab
KVK-Tech, Inc.
Pill Identification: K 13 
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Betaxolol 20mg Tab
KVK-Tech, Inc.
Pill Identification: K 14 
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Betaxolol 10mg Tab
Actavis Inc. Towata LLC
Pill Identification: A 179 
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Betaxolol 10mg Tab
Actavis Inc. Towata LLC
Pill Identification: A 179 
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Betaxolol 20mg Tab
Actavis Inc. formerly Amide Pharmaceutical Inc
Pill Identification: A 180 
How This Drug Works
Beta Blockers
Beta-blockers prevent natural chemicals called neurotransmitters from over-stimulating and damaging the body.
Beta-blockers prevent natural chemicals, neurotransmitters, from over-stimulating and damaging the body. These neurotransmitters can attach to beta-receptors located all over the body including the heart, kidneys, and eyes. Neurotransmitters that attach to beta-receptors can cause a faster heartbeat, narrower blood vessels, and more fluid pressure in the eyes. Beta-blockers compete with neurotransmitters to attach to the beta-receptors and prevent their stimulation. Beta-blockers can target just one or a few different locations to block the receptors. In the heart, blocking the receptors slows the heart rate. In the kidneys, blocking the receptors affects a hormone, renin, and keeps the blood vessel walls open. In the eye, blocking the receptors decreases fluid pressure.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Betaxolol: Oral tablet

What is this medicine?

BETAXOLOL (be TAX oh lol) is a beta-blocker. Beta-blockers reduce the workload on the heart and help it to beat more regularly. This medicine is used to treat high blood pressure.

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CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Betaxolol: Oral tablet
Usage by Gender
60.64%
39.36%
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage by Age
4.26%
9.57%
21.28%
64.89%
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