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Generic Kerlone, Betoptic

Betaxolol is a beta blocker used to treat glaucoma by reducing pressure and fluid build-up in the eye. It is the generic alternative to regular Betoptic; the suspension Betoptic S does not have a generic available. Compare beta blockers.
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Betaxolol Side Effects

What should I watch for?

Visit your doctor or health care professional for regular checks on your progress. Check your heart rate and blood pressure regularly while you are taking this medicine. Ask your doctor or health care professional what your heart rate and blood pressure should be, and when you should contact him or her.

You may get drowsy or dizzy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs mental alertness until you know how this drug affects you. Do not stand or sit up quickly, especially if you are an older patient. This reduces the risk of dizzy or fainting spells. Alcohol can make you more drowsy and dizzy. Avoid alcoholic drinks.

This medicine can affect blood sugar levels. If you have diabetes, check with your doctor or health care professional before you change your diet or the dose of your diabetic medicine.

Do not treat yourself for coughs, colds, or pain while you are taking this medicine without asking your doctor or health care professional for advice. Some ingredients may increase your blood pressure.


Interactions with Medications

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

Chest pain or discomfort

lightheadedness, dizziness, or fainting

shortness of breath

slow or irregular heartbeat

unusual tiredness

Less common

Cold arms, legs, hands, or feet

difficult or labored breathing

fast, pounding, or racing heartbeat or pulse

swelling of face, fingers, feet, or lower legs

tightness in the chest


Get emergency help immediately if any of the following symptoms of overdose occur:

Symptoms of overdose


blurred vision


cold sweats



convulsions (seizures)

cool, pale skin

decreased urine output


dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up from a lying or sitting position suddenly

extreme fatigue


increased hunger

irregular breathing

loss of consciousness



noisy breathing


slurred speech


troubled breathing

weight gain

unusual tiredness or weakness

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

More common

Joint pain


Less common

Acid or sour stomach


body aches or pain

burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings


decreased interest in sexual intercourse


difficulty in moving

dryness or soreness of throat




inability to have or keep an erection


loss in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance

muscle pain or stiffness


runny nose



stomach discomfort, upset, or pain

stuffy nose

tender, swollen glands in neck

trouble in swallowing

trouble sleeping

unable to sleep

unusual drowsiness, dullness, or feeling of sluggishness

unusual or strange dreams

voice changes



feeling sad or empty


lack of appetite

loss of interest or pleasure


trouble concentrating

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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