Kerlone OverviewBetaxolol (trade names Betoptic, Betoptic S, Lokren, Kerlone) is a selective beta1 receptor blocker used in the treatment of hypertension and glaucoma. Being selective for beta1 receptors, it typically has fewer systemic side effects than non-selective beta-blockers, for example, not causing bronchospasm (mediated by beta2 receptors) as timolol may. Betaxolol also shows greater affininty for beta1 receptors than metoprolol. In addition to its effect on the heart, betaxolol...
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:
- Solution: 0.5%
- Solution/drops: 0.5%
- Suspension: 0.25%
- Tablet: 10mg, 20mg
NDC Database Records for Kerlone: (2 results)Sorted by National Drug Code
- 0025-5101 Kerlone 10 mg Oral Tablet by Sanofi-aventis U.S. LLC
- 0025-5201 Kerlone 20 mg (Betaxolol 17.88 mg) Oral Tablet by Sanofi-aventis U.S. LLC