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Betaxolol

Also known as: Betaxolol hydrochloride

Brand names: BETOPTIC

Description

Betaxolol is a cardioselective Beta1 receptor blocker which, when applied topically to the eye, lowers intraocular pressure. It is thought to produce this effect by reducing the rate of production of aqueous humour.

ATC Classification

Code
Title
Category
Betaxolol
C Cardiovascular system → C07 Beta blocking agents → C07A Beta blocking agents → C07AB Beta blocking agents, selective
Betaxolol
S Sensory organs → S01 Ophthalmologicals → S01E Antiglaucoma preparations and miotics → S01ED Beta blocking agents

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