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What is metipranolol ophthalmic solution?

Metipranolol (brand name Optipranolol) is the name of the active ingredient in a prescription ophthalmic solution eye drop used to reduce the ocular (eye) pressure in people with ocular hypertension and glaucoma. This drug is in a class of drugs known as beta-blockers. The drops work by reducing the production of fluid in the eye, and less fluid means lower eye pressure.

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