OptiPranolol treats high eye pressure. Wash your hands well before using the eye drops.

OptiPranolol Overview


OptiPranolol is a prescription medication used to treat high eye pressure. OptiPranolol belongs to a group of drugs called beta-blockers. These work by decreasing the pressure in the eye.

This medication comes in an eye drop solution (liquid) form and is instilled usually 2 times a day in the affected eye.

Common side effects of OptiPranolol include eye discomfort, swelling, and tearing.

OptiPranolol can also cause blurred vision. Do not drive or operate heavy machinery until you know how OptiPranolol affects you.

How was your experience with OptiPranolol?

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What are you taking OptiPranolol for?

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  • Other
  • Glaucoma, Open-angle

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  • A couple weeks
  • A month or so
  • A few months
  • A year or so
  • Two years or more

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Uses of OptiPranolol

OptiPranolol is a prescription medication used to treat high pressure within the eye in people with glaucoma (increased pressure in the eye can lead to gradual vision loss) or ocular hypertension (pressure in the eye is higher than normal).

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.



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Side Effects of OptiPranolol

Serious side effects have been reported with OptiPranolol. See the "Drug Precautions" section.

Common side effects of OptiPranolol include the following:

  • eye discomfort
  • swelling and irritation
  • pinkeye
  • abnormal vision
  • browache
  • tearing
  • eyelid inflammation
  • blurred vision
  • headache
  • light sensitivity

This is not a complete list of OptiPranolol side effects. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Tell your doctor if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.