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Betaxolol Hydrochloride Ophthalmic

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Betaxolol Hydrochloride Ophthalmic

OVERDOSE

No information is available on overdosage of humans. The oral LD50 of the drug ranged from 350-920 mg/kg in mice and 860-1050 mg/kg in rats. The symptoms which might be expected with an overdose of a systemically administered beta-1-adrenergic receptor blocker agent are bradycardia, hypotension and acute cardiac failure. A topical overdose of Betaxolol Hydrochloride Ophthalmic Solution may be flushed from the eye(s) with warm tap water.

CONTRAINDICATIONS

Hypersensitivity to any component of this product. Betaxolol Hydrochloride Ophthalmic Solution (betaxolol hydrochloride) is contraindicated in patients with sinus bradycardia, greater than a first degree atrioventricular block, cardiogenic shock, or patients with overt cardiac failure.

Last reviewed on RxList: 4/12/2006
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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