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Betagan Eye Drops 5 ML

Betagan Eye Drops 5 ML

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    • Rs. 123.00

    Uses :

    Levobunolol is used to treat glaucoma which is characterized by increased pressure in the eye that may eventually leads to blindness.

    Mode of drug action


    Levobunolol belongs to a group of drugs known as beta-blockers. In the eye, levobunolol decreases the fluid production which thereby reduces the pressure. Levobunolol acts by relaxing the blood vessels thereby reducing the blood pressure, makes the heart relax and pump blood at a slower rate.

    What are the common side effects?

    The side effects of levobunolol include nausea, pain, numbness, increased sensitivity to light, cramping pain, crusting in eyelids, abnormal sensation in skin, altered sleep, blurred vision, constipation, decreased blood pressure, depression, dizziness, eye discharge, dry eye, altered taste, shortness of breath, asthma, eye infection, eye pain, diarrhea, eye irritation, headache, and corneal erosion.

    Warning

    Breast feeding: Safe under medical guidance Kidney dysfunction: Caution required Liver dysfunction: Caution required

    Special precautions for safe use

    • Patients allergic to levobunolol or other beta-blockers or any of the other ingredients of Betagan eye drops should avoid it.

    • Consult the doctor before taking Betagan medication, when using any other drugs for the treatment of high blood pressure or any heart conditions.

    • Patients with asthma or other respiratory diseases should avoid Betagan.

    • Patients with diabetes, thyroid disorder, liver or kidney dysfunction or ulcers, pheochromocytoma should consult the doctor before starting Betagan medication, as the conditions may intensify Betagan eye drops side effects.

    • Avoid Betagan drug in patients who are breastfeeding or pregnant.

    • Use of Betagan eye drops may cause dizziness or tiredness, so do not drive or operate machinery.

    What else should I know?

    1. Does levobunolol eye drops need to be refrigerated? No. Levobunolol containing eye drops should not be refrigerated.

    2. In which conditions, I should avoid levobunolol? Patients allergic to levobunolol or suffering with heart problems should avoid levobunolol.

    3. I am allergic to timolol, is it safe to take levobunolol? Levobunolol and timolol belong to the same group of medicines, so consult your doctor before taking the medicine.

    4. Is it safe to take alcohol while taking levobunolol medication? No, alcohol may further increase drowsiness and lightheadedness when taken along with levobunolol.

    5. I am an asthma patient. Is it safe to use levobunolol eye drops? No. levobunolol eye drops are unsafe in the condition of asthma.

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