Betagan - Summary of Product Characteristics (SPC) by Allergan Ltd.
Not known: Hypotension, Raynaud's phenomenon Respiratory, Thoracic, and Mediastinal Disorders.
Excipient(s): Contains benzalkonium chloride 0.04 mg/ml. Clinical particulars 4.1 Therapeutic indications Reduction of intraocular pressure in chronic open-angle glaucoma and ocular hypertension. 4. 3. Qualitative and quantitative composition One ml solution contains 5.0 mg levobunolol hydrochloride, equivalent to 4.4 mg levobunolol. For a full list of excipients, see section 6.1. Betagan Eye Drops 0.5% w/v 2.
Betagan - Patient Information Leaflet (PIL) by Allergan Ltd.
Unknown The chance of having a side effect is unknown.
Instructions for use. It may be necessary to use another drug with BETAGAN to control your condition. Your doctor will usually check your eye pressure 4 weeks after starting treatment.
POM - Prescription Only Medicine.
If the dose of any of your current medicines changes you should l your doctor. Pregnancy and breast-feeding.
The proper application of your eye drops is very important. If you have any questions ask your doctor or pharmacist.
BETAGAN is also a beta blocker.
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If any of these effects persist or worsen, notify your doctor or pharmacist promptly. Temporary burning/stinging of the eye, itchy/red eyes, headache, or dizziness may occur.
Do not drive, use machinery, or do any activity that requires alertness until you are sure you can perform such activities safely. Limit alcoholic beverages. This drug may make you dizzy.
Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company for more details about how to safely discard your product.Information last revised July 2016.
Betagan eye drops contain the active ingredient levobunolol hydrochloride, which is a type of medicine called a beta-blocker. (NB. Levobunolol.
There may be an increased risk of a slowed heart rate or drop in blood pressure if these eye drops are used in combination with any of the following medicines:
Always inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning a pregnancy, before using any medicine. Certain medicines should not be used during pregnancy or breastfeeding. However, other medicines may be safely used in pregnancy or breastfeeding providing the benefits to the mother outweigh the risks to the unborn baby.
It works by blocking beta-receptors in the eye.
Easy to read patient leaflet for Betagan drops. Includes indications, proper use, special instructions, precautions, and possible side effects.
Approval History 10+ years FDA approved 1985.
Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions. Use Betagan drops as directed by your doctor.
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