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AKUTIM 0.5% EYE DROPS

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Rs.45for 1 packet(s) (5 ML eye drop each)
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Composition FOR AKUTIM

Timolol(0.5%)

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No interaction found
No interaction found
Akutim 0.5% eye drops may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
No interaction found

SALT INFORMATION FOR AKUTIM

Timolol(0.5%)

Uses

Akutim 0.5% eye drops is used in the treatment of glaucoma (high eye pressure)

How it works

Akutim 0.5% eye drops belongs to a beta-blockers class of medication. It relaxes the blood vessels and reduced the blood pressure. It makes heart relax and pump blood at a slower rate for heart attack patients. In eye, it decreases fluid production and thus decreases pressure.

Common side effects

Bradycardia, Fatigue, Insomnia, Peripheral vascular disorders, Altered blood lipids, Asthma

SUBSTITUTES FOR AKUTIM

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  • TIMOLEN 0.5% EYE DROP
    (5 ML eye drop in packet)
    Indoco Remedies Ltd
    Rs. 12.56/ML of eye drop
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    Rs. 62.82
    pay 40% more per ML of eye drop
  • TIMOLONG 0.5% EYE DROP
    (5 ML eye drop in packet)
    Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 15.20/ML of eye drop
    generic_icon
    Rs. 76
    pay 69% more per ML of eye drop
  • TIMORITE 0.5% EYE DROPS
    (5 ML eye drop in packet)
    Klar Sehen Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 10.97/ML of eye drop
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    Rs. 54.85
    pay 22% more per ML of eye drop
  • TIMO 5 EYE DROP
    (5 ML eye drop in packet)
    Syntho Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 11.92/ML of eye drop
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    Rs. 59.60
    pay 32% more per ML of eye drop
  • TIMOSTAR 0.5% EYE DROPS
    (5 ML eye drop in packet)
    Mankind Pharma Ltd
    Rs. 11.43/ML of eye drop
    generic_icon
    Rs. 57.13
    pay 27% more per ML of eye drop

Expert advice FOR AKUTIM

  • Consult your doctor whether to continue Timolol before any scheduled surgery.

Frequently asked questions FOR AKUTIM

Timolol

Q. Is timolol a beta blocker/selective beta blocker/steroid/generic/antibiotic?
Timolol is a beta blocker. It is not a selective beta blocker/steroid/generic/antibiotic

Q. Is timolol preservative free?
The timolol eye drop is preservative fre

Q. Is timolol the same as timoptic or cosopt?
Timoptic and copsopt are brand names of the eye drops containing timolol

Q. Does it need to be refrigerated?
The timolol containing eye drops should not be refrigerated

Q. Does timolol lower blood pressure?
Timolol is used to lower blood pressure

Q. Does it stop growth of hemangiomas?
It may be used to stop growth of hemangiomas (only after prescription from the doctor)

Q. Does timolol cause weight gain/hair loss/ miosis/make eyelashes grow/ cause dry eyes/slow heart rate?
Timolol does not make eyelashes grow. It is a blood pressure lowering medication. It is not known to cause weight gain/hair loss/miosis. It may cause dry eyes/slow heart rate as a side effect. If any side effects of the drug are observed then one should inform the doctor immediately.

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Content on this page was last updated on 12 January, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)