What is Betaxolol?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Betoptic


Betaxolol is a beta blocker used in the management of hypertension. It is also used as an opthalmic agent to treat chronic open-angle glaucoma and ocular hypertension. Brand names include Betoptic® S; Kerlone®.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Betaxolol

Side effect Patients


Based on patients currently taking Betaxolol

Dosage Patients
1 g daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Betaxolol

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking Betaxolol


Currently taking Betaxolol

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped taking Betaxolol

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 0

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Betaxolol after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Propranolol (Inderal) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Betaxolol.