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Brand name: Betoptic S TM

Active ingredients: betaxolol

What it is used for

Betoptic S is indicated in the treatment of ocular hypertension or chronic open angle glaucoma. Betoptic S may be used alone or in combination with other IOP lowering medication. INDICATIONS AS AT 23 March 1999: BETOPTIC S 0.25% have been shown to be effective in lowering intraocular pressure and are indicated in the treatment of ocular hypertension or chronic open angular glaucoma. BETOPTIC S Eye Drops 0.25% may be used alone or in combination with other IOP-lowering medication.

How to take it

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

  • The way to take this medicine: Ophthalmic
  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Discard 4 weeks after opening
  • Shelf lifetime is 2 Years.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

White to off-white suspension.

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient betaxolol

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

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For side effects, taking other medicines and more

Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website

Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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