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Betoptic S




Overdosage
Contraindications

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 inhibitor are bradycardia, hypotension and acute cardiac failure.

A topical overdose of BETOPTIC S® (betaxolol hydrochloride ophthalmic suspension) Ophthalmic Suspension 0.25% may be flushed from the eye(s) with warm tap water.

CONTRAINDICATIONS

BETOPTIC S® (betaxolol hydrochloride ophthalmic suspension) Suspension is contraindicated in patients with:

This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Last reviewed on RxList: 7/14/2008

Overdosage
Contraindications

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