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Drug information on Bulol (Eye) (Betaxolol Ophthalmic) from CFL PHARMACEUTICALS LIMITED

Bulol (Eye)

Generic : Betaxolol Ophthalmic
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Drug Name : Betaxolol Ophthalmic

Betaxolol Ophthalmic(Betoptic) generic Bulol (Eye) is an ophthalmic beta-blocker, prescribed for glaucoma. It works by decreasing the pressure in the eye.
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Dhanalakshmi Chinnuswamy
Further Checked by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017

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Medical Condition(s) for which Bulol (Eye) may be prescribed

Side effects of Bulol (Eye)

   Eye : Photosensitivity, redness, itching sensation, inflammation, different pupil size, swelling, photophobia, blurred vision, foreign body sensation, dryness of the eyes, inflammation, discharge, pain, decreased visual acuity and crusty eyelashes.

   Heart : Slow heart rate, heart block and heart failure.

   Respiratory : Difficulty in breathing, asthma, thickened bronchial secretions and respiratory failure.

   Central Nervous System : Sleeplessness, dizziness, unsteadiness, headache, depression, drowsiness and increase in signs and symptoms of myasthenia gravis.

   Miscellaneous : Hives, toxic skin necrolysis, hair loss and inflammation of tongue.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Ophthalmic - Ocular HPT; Open-angle glaucoma: As 0.25 or 0.5% soln: Instill 1 drop twice daily.

How to use Bulol (Eye)?

It comes as eye drops to instill over affected eyes as directed by your physician.

When is Bulol (Eye) not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with heart diseases/shock, asthma, severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Bulol (Eye)

Caution should be exercised in patients with respiratory or breathing problems, heart failure, diabetes, asthma, overactive thyroid, low blood sugar levels, blood flow problems, any allergy, who are taking other medications, children, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• It may cause drowsiness, dizziness or blurred vision, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

• Avoid exposure to sunlight.

Other Precautions for Bulol (Eye)

It may affect blood sugar level, monitor sugar level regularly.
Monitor eye pressure regularly while using this medication.

Storage Conditions for Bulol (Eye)

Keep this medication in the container it came in and out of the reach of children.

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