Medicine Overview of Glucomol Eye Drop
Glucomol 0.5% Eye Drop is used in the treatment of ocular hypertension and glaucoma
Side Effects of Glucomol are Burning eyes, Stinging in the eyes.
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 without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid. Wipe off extra liquid.
Glucomol 0.5% 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 Glucomol Eye Drop
- Glucomol 0.5% Eye Drop 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 Glucomol 0.5% Eye Drop 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.
Glucomol Eye Drop related warnings
No interaction found/established
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Glucomol 0.5% 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.
Glucomol 0.5% 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.
Glucomol 0.5% Eye Drop may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
No interaction found/established
No interaction found/established
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Frequently asked questions about Glucomol Eye Drop
Q. Is Glucomol a beta blocker/selective beta blocker/steroid/generic/antibiotic?
Glucomol is a beta blocker. It is not a selective beta blocker/steroid/generic/antibiotic
Q. Is Glucomol preservative free?
The Glucomol eye drop is preservative fre
Q. Is Glucomol the same as timoptic or cosopt?
Timoptic and copsopt are brand names of the eye drops containing Glucomol
Q. Does it need to be refrigerated?
The timolol containing eye drops should not be refrigerated
Q. Does Glucomol lower blood pressure?
Glucomol 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 Glucomol cause weight gain/hair loss/ miosis/make eyelashes grow/ cause dry eyes/slow heart rate?
Glucomol 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.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Glucomol with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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