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Betagan Drug Interactions Explained

The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur when Betagan is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
 
Certain Calcium Channel Blockers
Combining Betagan with certain calcium channel blockers may cause a dangerously slow heart rate (bradycardia). You may need to be monitored very closely if you take these medications together. In some cases, it is not recommended to combine Betagan with a calcium channel blocker.
 
Digoxin
Combining Betagan with digoxin may cause a dangerously slow heart rate (bradycardia). You may need to be monitored very closely if you take these medications together. In some cases, it is not recommended to combine Betagan with digoxin.
 
Methacholine
It is very dangerous to combine methacholine with beta blockers (including Betagan). Doing so could cause severe, asthma-like breathing problems that are not easily corrected. These medications should never be combined.
 
Other Beta Blockers
Betagan is a beta blocker and generally should not be combined with other beta blockers, as this may increase the risk of serious side effects.
 
Reserpine
Combining reserpine with a beta blocker can increase the risk of serious side effects. You may need to be monitored very closely if you take these medications together. In some cases, it is not recommended to combine Betagan with reserpine.
 

Final Thoughts

It is possible that not all Betagan drug interactions were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your pharmacist or healthcare provider about any specific drug interactions that may apply to you.
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