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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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Table 1 Summary of drugs used to treat glaucoma Drug, strength and Trade name and Side effects and bottle size preservatives contraindications Betaxolol Betaxolol Beta blockers hydrochloride Benzalkonium Transient discomfort 0.
Cardiosseletivos Nao seletivos Drogas com atividade al antagonista adicional Acebutolol * Alprenolol * Bucindolol Atenolol Carteolol * Carvedilol Betaxolol Nadolol Labetalol Bevantolol Oxprenolol * Bisoprolol Penbutolol * Celiprolol Pindolol * Esmolol Propranolol Metoprolol Sotalol Practolol * Timolol Quadro 4: Criterios usados na selecao e forma de obtencao dos dados.
2,4,6) Mechanism Drug Class Preparations of Action Reduction Adrenergic Brimonidine of Aqueous agonists Apraclonidine Inflow [beta]-blockers Non-selective Timolol Levobunolol Carteolol Selective [beta]-blockers Betaxolol Carbonic Systemic anhydrase Acetazolamide inhibitors Methazolamide Dichlorphenamide Topical Dorzolamide Brinzolamide Increase Cholinergics Pilocarpine in Aqueous Increase Carbachol Outflow trabecular outflow Prostaglandins Latanoprost (xalatan) and other lipid Travoprost (travatan) receptor agonists Increase Bimatoprost (lumigan) uveoscleral Unoprostone outflow Table 2: The Demographic Data of the Patients of POAG Selected for the Study Bimatoprost Timolol Maleate No.
Four of the five beta-adrenergic blockers have no human eye data: betaxolol (Betoptic), carteolol (Ocupress), levobunolol (Betagan), and metipranolol, but there are two case reports for timolol (Betimol, Istalol, Timoptic, Timoptic-XE) showing no fetal harm in one newborn and growth restriction in the other.
However, Collignon and Collignon-Brach [49] described an extension of retinal vessel diameter after 12-24 months of betaxolol therapy in comparison with placebo.
Randomized, double-blind, crossover, placebo-controlled comparison of propranolol and betaxolol in the treatment of neuroleptic-induced akathisia.
Beta Blockers acebutolol, alprenolol, atenolol, betaxolol, bisoprolol, bunolol, carteolol, carvedilol, celiprolol, esmolol, labetalol, levobunolol, metipranolol, metoprolol, nadolol, oxprenolol, pindolol, propranolol, sotalol, timolol
Some commonly prescribed drugs in this class include atenolol (Tenormin), betaxolol (Kerlone), bisoprolol (Zebeta), carteolol (Cartrol), acebutolol (Sectral), metoprolol (Lopressor, Toprol-XL), nadolol (Corgard), propranolol (Inderal), sotolol (Betapace) and timolol (Blocadren).
TYPES AND FUNCTIONS OF BLOOD PRESSURE DRUGS TYPE GENERIC NAME FUNCTION (BRAND NAME) Diuretics Furosemide Help rid the body of (Lasix) excess sodium and water Chlorthalidone (Hygroton) Beta blockers Acebutolol Reduce the heart rate, (Sectral) the heart's workload and its output of blood Atenolol (Tenormin) Betaxolol (Kerlone) Angiotensin-converting Ramipril Help reduce the enzyme (ACE) inhibitors (Altace) production of angiotensin, which causes blood vessels to narrow Benazepril hydrochloride (Lotensin) Angiotensin II receptor Irbesarten Help prevent the blockers (ARBs) (Avapro) receptors in blood vessels from binding with angiotensin Eprosartan mesylate (Teveten) Valsartan (Diovan)
Compliance, clinical outcome, and quality of life of patients with stable anginal pectoris receiving once-daily betaxolol versus twice daily metoprolol: a randomized controlled trial.
Drug Class How it works Dipivefrin Adrenergics Reduces (Propine); intraocular pressure brimonidine (Alphagan) Apraclonidine Alpha-2 Decreases intraocular fluid (Lopidine) adrenergics production; increases drainage Betaxolol Beta blockers Decreases (Betoptic) intraocular fluid production Brinzolamide Carbonic Decreases anhydrase intraocular (Azopt) inhibitors fluid production Pilocarpine Cholinergics Increases drainage of (Isopto) intraocular fluid Dorzolomide Combination Decreases beta blocker/ intraocular (Cosopt) carbonic fluid anhydrase production inhibitor Travaprost Prostaglandin Increases analogs drainage of (Travatan) intraocular fluid
Dose-dependent effects of betaxolol in hypertension: a double-blind, multi-center study.