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Dosing 1 drop bid
Chem Specs carteolol HCL 1%
Quantities 5, 10, 15ml
Cost 14.00/5ml
Class Nonselective beta blocker, intrinsic sympathomimetic activity.
Action Reduces aqueous humor production.
Usage Indicated for lowering IOP with chronic open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension.
May be used concomitantly with pilocarpine and other miotics, and/or epinephrine
or dipivefrin, and/or systemically administered carbonic anhydrase inhibitors.
Contraindications Bronchial asthma, severe COPD, sinus bradycardia; second and third-degree
atrioventricular block; overt cardiac failure; cardiogenic shock; or hypersensitivity
to any component.
Pediatric use Safety and effectiveness in pediatric patients have not been established.
Pregnancy Category C
Carteolol may affect heart rate and cholesterol less than other beta-blockers.
Does not cross blood brain-barrier so may avoid depression side effect.
BAK preserved.