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No information is available on overdosage of OptiPranolol (metipranolol ophthalmic solution) Ophthalmic Solution in humans. The symptoms which might be expected with an overdose of a systemically administered beta-adrenergic receptor blocking agent are bradycardia, hypotension and acute cardiac failure.
Hypersensitivity to any component of this product.
OptiPranolol (metipranolol ophthalmic solution) Ophthalmic Solution is contraindicated in patients with bronchial asthma or a history of bronchial asthma, or severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; symptomatic sinus bradycardia; greater than a first degree atrioventricular block; cardiogenic shock; or overt cardiac failure.
Last reviewed on RxList: 11/13/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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