Carteolol (Ophthalmic)
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Carteolol (Ophthalmic)?

(KAR tee oh lole)

• This medicine is used to treat glaucoma.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you are diabetic and have low blood sugar, talk with healthcare provider. This medicine hides the signs of low blood sugar except sweating.

• If you have lung disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have a weakened heart, talk with healthcare provider.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are breast-feeding.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Eye irritation.

Reasons to call healthcare provider immediately

• If you suspect an overdose, call your local poison control center or emergency department immediately.

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