Betaxolol Ophthalmic Drops, Solution 0.5pct Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Betaxolol: Ophthalmic drops, solution (0.5%)

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Betaxolol 0.5% Ophth Soln
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What is this Medicine?

BETAXOLOL (be TAX oh lol) is used in the eye to treat open-angle glaucoma and high pressure in the eye.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Betaxolol: Ophthalmic drops, solution(0.5%)
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*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Betaxolol Hydrochloride 0.5% Ophthalmic Solution

NDC: 174780705
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved





Betaxolol Hydrochloride 0.5% Ophthalmic Solution
Daily Life Interactions for Betaxolol Hydrochloride 0.5% Ophthalmic Solution

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Marijuana and Betaxolol Hydrochloride 0.5% Ophthalmic Solution(Betaxolol Hydrochloride)
Marijuana and Beta-blockers(Betaxolol Hydrochloride)
Do not take Marijuana, Medical and Beta-Blockers (examples: Coreg, Metoprolol or Lopressor or Toprol, Nadolol or Corgard, Propranolol or Inderal) together without talking to your health care provider. Marijuana, Medical may decrease the effectiveness of Beta-Blockers. It is possible that Marijuana, Medical can cause high blood pressure, increased heart rate or other heart-related side effects in persons predisposed to these conditions, which may make the Beta-Blocker-type drug less effective at treating heart or blood pressure related problems.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
First Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Second Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Third Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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