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Metipranolol Coupon - Metipranolol 5ml of 0.3% eye dropper

Generic Optipranolol

METIPRANOLOL is a medicine that lowers the pressure in the eye. It is used to treat open-angle glaucoma and high pressure in the eye. Compare beta blockers.
Metipranolol Coupon - Metipranolol 5ml of 0.3% eye dropper
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Metipranolol Side Effects

What should I watch for?

Visit your doctor or health care professional for regular checks on your progress. Report any serious side effects right away. Stop using this medicine if your eyes get swollen, painful, or have a discharge, and see your doctor or health care professional as soon as you can.

Ask your doctor or health care professional if you should keep using this medicine if your eye condition changes (examples: injure your eye, get an eye infection, or need eye surgery).

You may get drowsy or dizzy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that requires mental alertness until you know how this medicine affects you. To reduce the risk of dizzy or fainting spells, do not sit or stand up quickly.

If you wear contact lenses, remove them before putting drops in the eye. You may put your contact lenses back in 15 minutes after putting the drops in your eye.

Be careful not to touch the tip of the dispensing container onto the eye, or any other surface. Serious eye infections can result from contamination of eye solutions.

If you are using another eye-care product , there should be an interval of at least 5 minutes between use of this medicine and the other eye-care product.

Wear dark glasses if this medicine makes your eyes more sensitive to light.

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Common and Rare Side Effects

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:

Incidence not determined

Bloody nose

blurred vision

burning, dry, or itching eyes

changes in vision

chest pain or discomfort

cough producing mucus

difficult or labored breathing

difficulty in moving

difficulty seeing at night

difficulty swallowing

discharge, excessive tearing

fast, slow, irregular, pounding, or racing heartbeat or pulse

headache

hives

increased sensitivity of eyes to sunlight

itching

lightheadedness, dizziness, or fainting

muscle pain or stiffness

nausea

nervousness

pain in forehead

pain or discomfort in arms, jaw, back, or neck

pain, swelling, or redness in joints

pounding in the ears

puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue

redness, pain, swelling, or itching of the eye, eyelid, or inner lining of eyelid

shortness of breath

skin rash

sweating

tightness in chest

unusual tiredness or weakness

wheezing

vomiting

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

Symptoms of overdose

Confusion

dilated neck veins

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

extreme fatigue

irregular breathing

swelling of face, fingers, feet, or lower legs

weight gain

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:

Incidence not determined

Discouragement

feeling sad or empty

irritability

lack of appetite

lack or loss of strength

loss of interest or pleasure

muscle aching or cramping

runny nose

sleepiness or unusual drowsiness

sneezing

stuffy nose

tiredness

trouble concentrating

trouble sleeping

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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