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Precautions and Warnings With Betaxolol

There are many precautions and warnings with betaxolol to be aware of before starting treatment. For example, you should not use this medication if you have severe heart failure, cardiogenic shock, or a slow heart rate. Other things to be aware of include the safety of using this drug if you are pregnant and serious side effects that may occur in some people.

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider Before Using Betaxolol?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking betaxolol hydrochloride (Betoptic®, Kerlone®) if you have:
 
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
 
  • Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant
  • Breastfeeding.
     
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medicines you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
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