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BETAGAN
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Drug Name:

BETAGAN Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Levobunolol HCl 0.5%; oph. soln; contains benzalkonium chloride.

Company:
Allergan

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for BETAGAN:

Open-angle glaucoma.

Adult:

1–2 drops of 0.5% 1–2 times daily.

Children:

Not recommended.

Pharmacological Class:

Noncardioselective beta-blocker.

Contraindications:

Bronchial asthma. Severe COPD. Sinus bradycardia. 2nd- or 3rd-degree AV block. Overt cardiac failure. Cardiogenic shock.

Warnings/Precautions:

Diabetes. Hyperthyroidism. Diminished pulmonary function. Angle-closure glaucoma. Myasthenia. Withdraw gradually before surgery. Discontinue at first sign of cardiac failure. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.

Interactions:

Additive effects with systemic β-blockers, reserpine. Mydriasis with epinephrine.

Adverse Reactions:

Systemic absorption (bronchospasm, cardiac failure), transient ocular burning, stinging, blepharoconjunctivitis, bradycardia, hypotension, iridocyclitis, headache, transient ataxia, dizziness, lethargy, urticaria, pruritus, decreased corneal sensitivity.

How Supplied:

Soln 0.5%— 5mL, 15mL

BETAGAN

  • 10ml of 0.5% eye droppers (Qty:1)
  • appx. price $99.00
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