Active ingredients: betaxolol
What it is used for
INDICATIONS AS AT 23 March 1999: BETOPTIC 0.5% 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 Eye Drops 0.5% may be used alone or in combination with other IOP-lowering medication.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Ophthalmic.
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Discard 4 weeks after opening
- Shelf lifetime is 30 Months.
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Is this medicine subsidised?
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on April 1, 2021. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.
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.
Consumer Medicines Information (CMI)
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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