Betaxolol

tablets and eye-drops

This Product can be used for the following complaints/illnesses:

blood-pressure(hypertension), glaucoma(drops)

Sports Information

If taken in excessive amounts this product may cause you to test positive for banned substances.

Explanation

Betaxolol is a beta-blocker and is banned in controlled sports; if in doubt please check with your medical officer or governing body. Levels in blood produced by eye-drops CAN be detectable, and although unlikely, MAY cause a ban

Additional Information

The combination of a fall in blood pressure and/or changes in heart rhythm combined with competitive sport in ahtletes not otherwise requiring this medicine may be seriously detrimental to health Do not stop taking this medicine without consulting your doctor tablets known as Kerlone (Sanofi) drops as Betoptic (Alcon) In cases of medical necessity may be registered by group Medical Officer

Active Ingredients

Betaxolol 0.5% eye-drops, tablets (Kerlone) 20mg

Disclaimer

This list is a reference source for licensed medical products according to the latest IOC (International Olympic Committee) guidelines. Some food supplements are included, but verified information on ingredients of most supplements is very hard to obtain.

Medicines and supplements may change in appearance, content and banned status from time to time, and some organisations may have more stringent rules for their own sport. If you are in any doubt, consult with your group medical officer.

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