Betaxolol is a beta-blocker that reduces pressure inside the eye. Betaxolol ophthalmic (for the eyes) is used to treat open-angle glaucoma and other causes of high pressure inside the eye. Betaxolol ophthalmic may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Betoptic-S, generically called betaxolol, is a drug that belongs to a class of drugs known as an Ophthalmic glaucoma agents. This medication used by healthcare practitioners to treat increased pressure in the eye. This condition is known as ocular Hypertension. It can also be used to treat open angle glaucoma. Betoptic-S may also be used alone or with other medication. A doctor can also prescribe Betoptic-S for other conditions other than the ones stated here.