Levobunolol is a prescription medication used to treat eye conditions known as glaucoma and ocular hypertension. Levobunolol belongs to a group of drugs called beta blockers. These work by lowering the pressure within the eye.
This medication comes as an eye drop and is usually instilled into the affected eye(s) 1 to 2 times a day.
Common side effects of levobunolol include burning, stinging, and eye discomfort.
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Uses of Levobunolol
Levobunolol is a prescription medication used to treat chronic open-angle glaucoma. It is also used to treat ocular hypertension, a condition of increased pressure in the eye.
This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Levobunolol Brand Names
Levobunolol may be found in some form under the following brand names:
Levobunolol Drug Class
Levobunolol is part of the drug class:
Side Effects of Levobunolol
Serious side effects have been reported with levobunolol. See the "Levobunolol Precautions" section.
Common side effects of levobunolol include the following:
- eye burning or stinging
- eye discomfort
- redness or itching of the eye
- swelling of the eyelid
This is not a complete list of levobunolol 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.