Brand Name(s): Ocupress
Drug Class: Beta blockers
Treats: ocular hypertension, open-angle glaucoma
Carteolol belongs to a group of drugs called beta blockers that affect blood circulation through arteries, veins and the heart as well. It is generally used to treat high blood pressure of the eye and open-angle glaucoma.
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Carteolol (Cartrol) is a beta blocker medicine, which is used for the treatment of hypertension of the eye. It is an eye drop solution and is applied directly to the affected eye. It is also used to treat open-angle glaucoma. Treating these conditions can help patients lessen the risk of blindness and other associated side effects. Below you will find the uses of carteolol.
- Ocular hypertension
- Open-angle glaucoma
Dosage of carteolol depends on the individual and the condition being treated. You should always take medication precisely as your doctor prescribes it. You should take carteolol at the same time every day. Below you will find a typical dosage of carteolol.
- Wash your hands before and after use
- Tilt your head back and pull down the eyelid of the affected eye gently
- Drop the eye drop into your eye
- Close your eye gently and hold it closed for one minute
- Repeat twice daily
Carteolol Side Effects
Like any drug, carteolol may cause side effects. If you experience any severe or persistent side effects, you should consult your doctor. Below you will find a list of side effects associated with carteolol. Note that not all possible side effects are listed.
Contact your doctor immediately if you experience the following:
Like any drug, carteolol may interact with other drugs. You should consult your doctor before taking any medication, including over the counter drugs. If you wear contacts, you should remove them 15 minutes before using this drug. You should not use carteolol if you have or have a history of asthma, COPD, diabetes, heart failure, hyperthyroidism, hypoglycemia or lung disease. Below you will find a list of drugs that may interact with carteolol. Note that not all possible interactions are listed.