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Betoptic-S Eye 0.25% Drop 5 ml

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FORMULABetaxolol 0.25 %
COMPANYAlcon Pharma
TYPEDrop
About

About

Betoptic-S Eye 0.25% Drop 5 ml is created to aid the patients with glaucoma while also reducing the high eye pressure. The Betoptic-S Eye 0.25% Drop 5 ml is a medicine applied directly into the eyes in the form of eye drops and comes from a classified group known as beta blockers which aids in reducing the formation of liquid in the eye to prevent the patient from blindness. The medicine intake can also be prescribed for the patients with ocular hypertension.

The medicine is only made for the treatment of patients who happen to be above 18 and not too elderly as the medicine can have side effects and can also turn out as highly risky for the elderly. It is imperative that a doctor should be consulted before the instillation of Betoptic-S Eye 0.25% Drop 5 ml as it may also interact with a lot of medicines resulting in the patient experiencing side effects and reactions.

The medicine is commonly prescribed for application twice a day. The number of drops can vary depending on the patient's conditions. Normally 1 drop is recommended but 2 drops can also be prescribed if the patient is undergoing serious symptoms. The instillation of medicine is highly discouraged if the patient is wearing soft lenses, the advice of a doctor should be taken. The medicines aids in controlling the glaucoma but does not happen to cure it.

Indications

Betoptic-S Eye 0.25% Drop 5 ml can be used to treat:

  • Ocular hypertension

  • Primary open angle glaucoma

  • Chronic open-angle glaucoma

How Does {{Product}} Work?

Betoptic-S Eye 0.25% Drop 5 ml is poured into the eye(s) in the exact amount of drop prescribed by the medical expert. The fluid then travels through the eye causing a decrease in the excessive formation of liquid which may result in high pressure inside the eye further leading the patient towards permanent blindness. The beta blockers limit the formation of liquid leading to less pressure inside the eyes.

How To Use {{Product}} ?

For putting in the eye drops, it's very essential for the hands to be rinsed with water and soap thoroughly to avoid the dropper tip from becoming unclean. If one is wearing lenses of any kind, they should be removed 30 minutes prior to the usage of {{Product}}. the usage of eyedrops is highly discouraged before and after using powered lenses. The dropper tip should be checked once before usage to confirm no excessive amount of medicine is applied. Before applying, the head should be tilted towards the upward direction, while slightly stretching the lower eyelid to create a pocket so the eye drop goes smoothly inside the eye when squeezed from the dropper. Situate and press a fingertip on the corner of eye, near nose gently to avoid the medicine from draining out. After applying the drops, do not blink or rub the eye or the area near the eye to avoid irritation and use it twice a day or as prescribed by the medical expert.

Dosage

Adult Dosage

The Betoptic-S Eye 0.25% Drop 5 ml is only prescribed to adults allowing them to apply 1-2 drops twice daily depending on the severity of the cause of application. It is installed inside the eye by the patient at a certain time, usually clarified by the doctor.

Pregnancy and Lactation

Betoptic-S Eye 0.25% Drop 5 ml is considered unnecessary to be applied by pregnant women unless highly recommended by doctors to do so. The Betoptic-S Eye 0.25% Drop 5 ml should be avoided in pregnancy as it may result in mild to severe side effects to the woman and the baby. However, if the application of Betoptic-S Eye 0.25% Drop 5 ml is essential then it should be done under the special care and expertise of a doctor. The drops do not pass into breast milk as it is expelled in the waste of metabolism and hardly contains a few droplets to get involved in breastmilk. However, doctors still don't recommend the practice of applying Betoptic-S Eye 0.25% Drop 5 ml while lactating, if application is still crucial the lactating woman is usually suggested to bring it to a halt.

Contraindications

Please consult your doctor about any of the following conditions before using Betoptic-S Eye 0.25% Drop 5 ml:

  • Sinus bradycardia, sick sinus syndrome, Sino-atrial block.

  • Cardiogenic shock.

  • Overt cardiac failure.

  • Second- or third-degree atrioventricular block not controlled with pacemaker.

  • Hypersensitivity

  • Reactive airway disease including severe bronchial asthma or a history of severe bronchial asthma,

  • severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

  • Soft lenses

Precautions

Please consult your doctor about any of the following conditions before using Betoptic-S Eye 0.25% Drop 5 ml:

  • Corneal disease

  • History of obstructive airways disease

  • Diabetes

  • Thyrotoxicosis

  • General anesthesia

  • Choroidal detachment

  • Pregnancy or lactating

  • Went through a surgery, especially dental surgery

  • Mydriasis

  • history of atopy or anaphylaxis

  • history of psoriasis

Interactions With Other Medicines

Please tell your doctor about the use of the following before using Betoptic-S Eye 0.25% Drop 5 ml:

  • oral betaxolol (Blocadren)

  • insulin or diabetes medications ingested by mouth.

  • Beta-blocker--atenolol, carvedilol, labetalol, metoprolol, propranolol, sotalol.

  • a calcium channel blocker--amlodipine, diltiazem, felodipine, nicardipine, nifedipine, verapamil.

  • Psychiatric disorder medicine, chlorpromazine, haloperidol, thioridazine.

  • Amiodarone

  •  Digoxin

  •  reserpine

Adverse Effects

Like most medicines, Betoptic-S Eye 0.25% Drop 5 ml has certain side effects which include:

Common Effects

  • eye irritation

  • eye tearing

  • headache

  • dizziness

  • Insomnia

  • Fatigue

  • Chills

  • Cough

  • Sore throat

  • Puffiness around eyes

Rare Effects

  • Diarrhea

  • Change in vision

  • Muscle weakness

  • Insomnia

  • Low blood pressure

  • Changes in the size of pupils

  • Dilated neck veins

  • Drooping eyes

  • Excessive fluid formation from eyes

  • Sensitivity to sunlight

  • Irregular heartbeat

  • Reduction in the amount of urine passed out

  • Anaphylaxis

  • Erythema

How To Cope with Some of The Common Effects

Fatigue- Patients experiencing this adverse effect, are advised to take deep breaths, intake tea or coffee, get a good night’s rest and not to overburden themselves for a few days while also informing their doctor.

Diarrhea -Avoid eating rich or spicy food. If you're sick, try drinking small, frequent sips of water. Consult your doctor about the diet changes that should be acquired for the continuity of the medicine.

Cough - Can be eased by adding honey to warm drinks and having oral lozenges, to provide soothing relief to an irritated throat. Ginger tea has been known to decrease inflammation of an irritated throat thus, providing relief.

Headaches- In which case make sure you rest and drink plenty of fluids. Avoid the use of alcohol. Take a prescribed painkiller. Consult your doctor if the headaches last longer than a week or are severe

Sore throat - Can be eased by adding honey to warm drinks and having oral lozenges, to provide soothing relief to an irritated throat. Ginger tea has been known to decrease inflammation of an irritated throat thus, providing relief.

FAQs

Q1. HOW TO STORE Betoptic-S Eye 0.25% Drop 5 ml?

Betoptic-S Eye 0.25% Drop 5 ml is to be kept away from the reach of children, in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight and humidity as that tends to ruin certain drugs. Stop using the bottle 4 weeks after opening to prevent infections.

Q2. WHAT IF I TAKE TOO MUCH OF Betoptic-S Eye 0.25% Drop 5 ml?

In case of too much application, wipe the excessive liquid off the eyes and, kindly contact your doctor or nearby hospital right away. An overdose results in slowing down of heart rate, dizziness, and irritation in eyes so the patient is required to lay down, rest and not panic until further guidance from the doctor.

Q3. WILL Betoptic-S Eye 0.25% Drop 5 ml AFFECT MY SEXUAL ACTIVITY?

No, there isn't sufficient evidence to suggest that patients experience a decrease in libido.

Q4. Can I Take Betoptic-S Eye 0.25% Drop 5 ml During My Pregnancy?

No, Betoptic-S Eye 0.25% Drop 5 ml is analyzed to be avoided during pregnancy until highly necessary.

Q5. WILL Betoptic-S Eye 0.25% Drop 5 ml AFFECT MY FERTILITY??

No, there isn't sufficient evidence to suggest that patients experience a decrease in fertility.

Q6. CAN Betoptic-S Eye 0.25% Drop 5 ml CAUSE DIZZINESS? IF SO, HOW SHOULD I MANAGE IT?

Yes. It can cause dizziness as one of the most common side effects. If this happens, you should sit or lie down until the symptoms pass. However, please note this is temporary and usually goes away as the treatment continues. It is also advised to avoid the consumption of alcohol during your treatment, as it may worsen the dizziness.

Q7. CAN I DRIVE AFTER APPLYING {{PRODUCT}}?

The medicine can cause blurred vision and dizziness hence making it unsafe to drive right after application.

Q8. IS IT NORMAL TO FEEL LIGHTHEADED AFTER GETTING INSTALLED WITH Betoptic-S Eye 0.25% Drop 5 ml?

Yes, if Betoptic-S Eye 0.25% Drop 5 ml makes you feel dizzy or weak, stop what you're doing and sit or lie down until you feel better and do not rise too fast or immediately from a sitting or lying down position to a standing posture. Do not drive or use tools or machinery in case of any of these effects.

Q9. WHAT IF I MISS A DOSE OF Betoptic-S Eye 0.25% Drop 5 ml?

If you miss a dose of the medication, make sure you take it as soon as possible on that same day. If you don’t remember you missed the dose until the next dosage time or next day, do not double the dose and take your medication as per schedule.

Q10. WHY MUST I PROTECT MY SKIN FROM THE SUN WHILE TAKING Betoptic-S Eye 0.25% Drop 5 ml?

Treatment with Betoptic-S Eye 0.25% Drop 5 ml may lead to the skin becoming sensitive to sun damage as a side effect and it is therefore recommended to patients to always wear sunscreen, along with hats and gloves whenever possible to protect themselves from sun damage.

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1 Pack = 5ml Drop(s)
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