METIPRANOLOL is a Schedule H drug.
Metipranolol is a beta-blocker that reduces pressure inside the eye. Metipranolol ophthalmic (for the eyes) is used to treat open-angle glaucoma and other causes of high pressure inside the eye.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Is it safe on my liver?
A: Check with your Doctor first

Q: Is it safe on my kidney?
A: Check with your Doctor first

Q: Can I take it with alcohol?
A: Not Safe

Q: Is it safe for children?
A: Not Advised for age < 18yrs

Q: Can it be taken during pregnancy?
A: Not enough studies to prove Risk – Ask your Doctor

Q: Is it safe to take for someone breastfeeding?
A: Check with your Doctor first

How Do I Take It?

Route of Administration: Ophthalmic (Eye)


This medication should not be used if you have certain medical conditions. Before using this medicine, consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have: severe breathing problems (e.g., asthma or a history of asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease-COPD), certain types of heart rhythm problems (e.g., sinus bradycardia, second- or third-degree atrioventricular block), certain serious heart conditions (e.g., cardiogenic shock, severe heart failure).

Symptoms of Overdosage

METIPRANOLOL over-dosage can result in: Slow Heart Rate (pulse), Shortness Of Breath, Weight Gain, Fainting

Common Side-Effects

METIPRANOLOL : Eyes Blurred Vision, Eyes Watery Eyes, Head Headache, Drowsiness, Dizziness

Serious Side-Effects

METIPRANOLOL : Difficulty Breathing, Left Arm Pain, Sudden Numbness Or Weakness On One Side Of Body, Slurred Speech, Confusion

Rare Side-Effects

METIPRANOLOL : Face Swelling, Body Itching

Disease Interactions

METIPRANOLOL can interfere with: Asthma, COPD, Heart Block, Sinus Node Disease, Cardiac Arrest, Congestive Heart Disease, Diabetes Mellitus, Allergy, Hyperthyroidism, Cerebrovascular Insufficeincy, PAD (Peripheral Artery Disease), Myoneural Disorders

Technical Classification


Storage Conditions

Room Temperature (Between 15 To 25 C)

Available Alternatives

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