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OptiPranolol® (metipranolol) is used to treat high eye pressure in addition to open angle glaucoma. The prescription medication comes in the form of an eyedrop, and is applied to the affected eye(s) twice a day. Most people have no problems with this medicine -- the most commonly reported side effect in clinical trials was temporary eye discomfort.
Prior to beginning treatment with OptiPranolol, let your healthcare provider know if you have any other medical conditions or are taking any other drugs. Having this information will help him or her make sure this is the right medication for you.
(Click OptiPranolol for more information on this drug, including what to do if you wear contact lenses, whether this product is available in generic form, and more.)
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