Betaxolol Drug Information
Available in the form of tablets and eyedrops, betaxolol hydrochloride (Betoptic®, Kerlone®) is a type of beta blocker used for certain medical conditions. The tablet form is approved for treating high blood pressure, while the eyedrops are used to lower eye pressure in people who have glaucoma or high eye pressure. Depending on the product your healthcare provider recommends, betaxolol may be taken once or twice a day.
Prior to beginning treatment with betaxolol, inform your healthcare provider about all other medical conditions you have and any other drugs you are taking. This medicine is not right for everyone, and your healthcare provider will need this information to make sure that this is the right product for you.
(For information on how this drug works, what to expect during treatment, and whether you can buy it as a generic, click Betaxolol.)