Which medications in the drug class Antiglaucoma, Beta-Blockers are used in the treatment of Infantile Hemangioma?

Updated: Feb 06, 2019
  • Author: Richard J Antaya, MD; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Antiglaucoma, Beta-Blockers

These agents decrease aqueous production, possibly by blocking adrenergic beta receptors present in the ciliary body. The nonselective medications in this class can also interact with the beta-receptors in the heart and lungs, causing significant adverse effects.

Timolol ophthalmic (Betimol, Istalol, Tim Ak)

Timolol may reduce elevated and normal intraocular pressure, with or without glaucoma, by reducing the production of aqueous humor.


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