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- n. A beta blocker used to treat glaucoma.
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The pressure in her eyeball was found to be too high, and she was prescribed two types of drops to keep it down which have worked one, called carteolol, is a type of beta-blocker which she uses morning and night, and the second, latanoprost, helps to open drainage channels in the eyes and is taken at night.
Slide 29: ÃŸ-Adrenergic Blockers ÃŸ-Adrenergic Blockers: Drug Class Medication* Nonselective ÃŸ-adrenergic nadolol, propranolol, blockers timolol Nonselective with partial carteolol, penbutolol, agonist activity pindolol atenolol, betaxolol,