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Related to betaxolol: Penbutolol, betaxolol HCl, Carteolol


 (bā-tăk′sə-lôl′, -lōl′, bē-)
A beta-blocker drug, C18H29NO3, used in its hydrochloride form to treat hypertension and glaucoma.

[beta + -x-, of unknown origin + -olol, beta blocker suffix (from propanolol).]
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The antiglaucoma beta blockers include betaxolol (Betoptic), carteolol (Ocupress), levobetaxolol (Betaxon), levobunolol (Betagan), metipranolol (Optipranolol) and timolol (Betimol, Timoptic, Istalol).
11) Beta blockers Acebutolol (Sectral), atenolol Decreases the force (Tenormin), betaxolol of the heart's (Kerlone), metoprolol contraction and its (Lopressor), atenolol overall heart rate, (Tenormin), bisoprolol (Concor) thus reducing the and pindolol (Visken) heart's demand for oxygen.
caprolactone and poly ethylene glycol for betaxolol delivery was compared and was found that poly-acaprolactone nanoparticles yielded highest pharmacological activity and the factor thought to be responsible for this good performance was agglomeration of the particles.
beta]-Blockers infrequently prescribed for hypertension, and not listed here, include acebutolol, betaxolol, nadolol, penbutolol, pindolol, and timolol.