Side effect(s) of Betaxolol Ophthalmic

Review the side-effects of Betaxolol Ophthalmic as documented in medical literature. The term "side effects" refers to unintended effects that can occur as a result of taking the medication. In majority of the instances these side-effects are mild and easily tolerable, however sometimes they can be more severe and can be detrimental.

If the side effects are not tolerable adjusting the dosage or switching to a different medication can help to manage or overcome side effects. If you have any doubts or questions, we recommend seeking advice from your doctor or pharmacist.

- 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.

- Slow heart rate, heart block and heart failure.

- 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.

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

Other Precautions :

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

Drug Name : Betaxolol Ophthalmic

Betaxolol Ophthalmic(Betoptic) generic is an ophthalmic beta-blocker, prescribed for glaucoma. It works by decreasing the pressure in the eye.

Trade Names for Betaxolol Ophthalmic

India :

International :

Betoptic, Betoptic S