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BETAXON™ (levobetaxolol hydrochloride ophthalmic suspension) 0.5% is indicated for lowering intraocular pressure in patients with chronic open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension.
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
The recommended dose is one drop of BETAXON™ (levobetaxolol hydrochloride ophthalmic suspension) 0.5% in the affected eye(s) twice daily. In some patients, the intraocular pressure lowering responses to BETAXON (levobetaxolol hydrochloride ophthalmic suspension) TM Ophthalmic Suspension may require a few weeks to stabilize. As with any new medication, careful monitoring of patients is advised. The concomitant use of two topical beta-adrenergic agents is not recommended.
Dosage Forms And Strengths
Bottle filled with 5, 10, and 15 mL of 0.5% sterile ophthalmic suspension.
Storage And Handling
BETAXON™ (levobetaxolol hydrochloride ophthalmic suspension) 0.5% is supplied as follows: 5, 10 and 15 mL in a clear LDPE plastic ophthalmic DROP-TAINER® dispenser and a yellow polypropylene screw cap.
5 mL: NDC 0065-0239-05
10 mL: NDC 0065-0239-10
15 mL: NDC 0065-0239-15
Store upright at 39°to 77°F (4°to 25°C).
Protect from Light.
Shake well before using.
Alcon Laboratories, Inc., Fort Worth, Texas 76134 USA
Last reviewed on RxList: 3/30/2010
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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