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Appatim Eye Drop

Appasamy Ocular Device Pvt Ltd

Composition for Appatim 0.5% Eye Drop

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Primarily used for

Ocular hypertension, Glaucoma
5 ml in 1 packet

Medicine Overview of Appatim Eye Drop


Uses of Appatim Eye Drop

Appatim Eye Drop is used in the treatment of ocular hypertension and glaucoma.

Appatim Eye Drop side effects


Stinging in the eyes, Blurred vision, Burning eyes.


How to use Appatim Eye Drop

This medicine is for external use only.Take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Hold the dropper close to the eye/ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid or ear. Wipe off extra liquid.

How Appatim Eye Drop works

Appatim Eye Drop is a beta blocker. It works by decreasing the production of aqueous humour (fluid in the eye), thereby lowering the increased eye pressure.

In Depth Information on Appatim Eye Drop

Expert advice for Appatim Eye Drop

  • Appatim helps lower high pressure in the eye and reduces the risk of vision loss.
  • Apply pressure on the corner of the eye (close to the nose) for about 1 minute, immediately after instilling the drop.
  • Wait for at least 5-10 minutes before delivering the next medication in the same eye to avoid dilution.
  • Notify your doctor if you have lung or heart diseases as Appatim may worsen these conditions.
  • Stinging sensation may occur for 1-2 mins. Notify your doctor if it persists for longer.
  • Make sure to use within 4 weeks of opening the bottle.
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Appatim Eye Drop related warnings
Special precautions for Appatim Eye Drop
No interaction found
Appatim Eye Drop 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.
Appatim Eye Drop is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Appatim Eye Drop may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.

Appatim Eye Drop is probably safe to use in patients with ki
dney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Appatim Eye Drop may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Appatim Eye Drop should be used with caution in patients wit
h liver disease. Dose adjustment of Appatim Eye Drop may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Appatim Eye Drop

Frequently asked questions about Timolol

Appatim is a beta blocker. It is not a selective beta blocker/steroid/generic/antibiotic
The Appatim eye drop is preservative fre
Timoptic and copsopt are brand names of the eye drops containing Appatim
Q. Does it need to be refrigerated?
The timolol containing eye drops should not be refrigerated
Appatim 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)
Appatim 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.

Substitutes for Appatim Eye Drop

Timopress 0.5% Eye Drop
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Timolo Eye Drop
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