Betoptik (international name - Betaksolod) is antiglaucoma means of a series of beta-blockers.

 The drug is widely used in ophthalmology in the initial stage of glaucoma and its open-form.

The main active ingredient - betaksolod.

Pharmacological action

Betoptik acts as a selective blocker type, which normalizes the intraocular pressure, relieves blurred pupils, does not cause spasms of the eye muscles; resorptive effect of the drug minimally expressed. The therapeutic effect is evident within 1-2 hours, duration of not less than 24 hours.

Product form

Eye drops in a bottle of 5 ml.

The aqueous solution betaksoloda hydrochloride clear or light yellow color comes in a carton box, each vial of 5, 6 mg.

Betoptik Composition: aqueous betaksoloda, benzalkonium hydrochloride, sodium hydroxide, hydrochloric acid for pH, purified water.

Indications for use

Ocular hypertension, prevention of glaucoma, the initial stage of glaucoma, rehabilitation after plastic laser eye vision correction.

Positive feedback on Betoptik observed in the treatment of open-angle glaucoma.

Instructions Betoptik

The drug is used topically.

During the first weeks of treatment must be instilled in the conjunctival sac drug eyes 2 drops 2 times a day. It is recommended to control the process of stabilization of the IOP and glaucoma.

For individual treatment only Betoptik desired positive result should occur within the first few months of treatment, otherwise, should be supplemented with auxiliary therapy drugs. Many reviews of Betoptik demonstrate its high therapeutic effect.

The hypotensive effect occurs within 30 minutes from the start of use, and reduction ophthalmic tonicity is achieved within 2 hours.

It is not recommended to use period Betoptik wear contact lenses. The drug has no effect on pupil size and angle-closure glaucoma is used only in combined therapy with other drugs miotikov category.  Betoptik - Eye Drops

During the course of treatment as instructed Betoptik with caution to work in hazardous occupations and comply attention when driving vehicles, since the drug may slow psychomotor reactions.

Contraindications Betoptik

Hypersensitivity to the primary or secondary drug components, bradycardia, AV blockade condition II - IV stages, thyrotoxicosis, severe heart failure.

Betoptik Use with extreme caution and under the supervision of a physician in diabetes, Raynaud's syndrome, taking drugs several categories of beta - blockers, as well as during pregnancy and lactation, childhood and old age.

In myasthenia and various violations Betoptik muscle function should be used only when a specific need and doctor's prescription.

Side effects Betoptik

Typical style - lack of clarity and blurred vision, allergic reactions, increased lacrimation, keratitis, svetofobiya, itching, and redness of the skin.

System type - insomnia, decreased muscle tone, decreased attention and concentration, neurotic depression.

When using Betoptik side effects are extremely rare and are superficial. With continued use of the drug may experience minor neuromotor abnormalities.