Betaxolol Hydrochloride Ophthalmic
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Betaxolol Hydrochloride Ophthalmic
Betaxolol Hydrochloride Ophthalmic Side Effects Center
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
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Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using this medication and call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:
- severe swelling, itching, burning, redness, pain, or discomfort in or around your eye;
- drainage, crusting, or oozing of your eyes or eyelids;
- bronchospasm (wheezing, chest tightness, trouble breathing);
- slow heart rate, weak pulse, fainting, slow breathing (breathing may stop);
- feeling short of breath, even with mild exertion; or
- swelling, rapid weight gain.
Less serious side effects may include:
- mild burning, stinging, itching, or discomfort of your eyes;
- dry eyes, blurred vision;
- mildly swollen or puffy eyes;
- feeling like something is in your eye;
- headache, dizziness, spinning sensation;
- sleep problems (insomnia);
- muscle weakness; or
- altered sense of taste or smell.
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Tell your doctor about any unusual or bothersome side effect. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
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Betaxolol Hydrochloride Ophthalmic FDA Prescribing Information: Side Effects
The following adverse reactions have been reported in clinical trials with Betaxolol Hydrochloride Ophthalmic Solution (betaxolol hydrochloride) .
Ocular: Discomfort of short duration was experienced by one in four patients, but none discontinued therapy; occasional tearing has been reported. Rare instances of decreased corneal sensitivity, erythema, itching sensation, corneal punctate staining, keratitis, anisocoria, edema, and photophobia have been reported.
Additional medical events reported with other formulations of betaxolol include blurred vision, foreign body sensation, dryness of the eyes, inflammation, discharge, ocular pain, decreased visual acuity, and crusty lashes.
Systemic: Systemic reactions following administration of Betaxolol Hydrochloride Ophthalmic Solution 0.5% or Betaxolol Hydrochloride Ophthalmic (betaxolol hydrochloride) Suspension 0.25% have been rarely reported. These include:
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