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Levobunolol eyedrops are given to treat chronic open-angle glaucoma (increased pressure inside the eye).
It works by lowering pressure within the eyeball.
This medication is in a class called beta blockers.
Levobunolol side effects that you should report to your health care professional or doctor as soon as possible:
Beta blockers may cause muscle weakness weakened muscles around the eyes may cause double vision or drooping eyelids.
If any develop or change in intensity, inform your doctor.
More rarely, you may develop an eye inflammation.
Only your doctor can determine whether it is safe for you to continue using this medication.
Side effects from Levobunolol cannot be anticipated.
You may feel a momentary burning and stinging when you place the drops in your eyes.
The typical dose of Levobunolol 0.25% is 1 or 2 drops twice daily.
The recommended starting dose is 1 or 2 drops of Levobunolol 0.5% in the affected eye(s) once a day.
For more severe glaucoma, your doctor may have you use Levobunolol 0.5% twice a day.