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GLUCOTIM 0.25% EYE DROP

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Composition FOR GLUCOTIM

Timolol(0.25%)

food interaction for GLUCOTIM

alcohol interaction for GLUCOTIM

pregnancy interaction for GLUCOTIM

lactation interaction for GLUCOTIM

medicine interaction for GLUCOTIM

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alcohol
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No interaction found
No interaction found
Glucotim 0.25% 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
No interaction found

SALT INFORMATION FOR GLUCOTIM

Timolol(0.25%)

Uses

Glucotim 0.25% eye drop is used in the treatment of glaucoma

How it works

Glucotim 0.25% eye drop works by lowering the pressure in the eye(s), thereby preventing gradual loss of vision.

Common side effects

Stinging in the eyes, Blurred vision, Burning eyes

SUBSTITUTES FOR GLUCOTIM

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  • TIMOLEN 0.25% EYE DROP
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Expert advice FOR GLUCOTIM

  • It should not be taken by patients who are allergic to timolol or other beta-blockers or any of the other ingredients of the tablet.
  • Do not start or continue timolol, if you are taking any other medication for high blood pressure or heart condition or other beta blockers.
  • Avoid taking timolol, if you have asthma or other respiratory disease that causes breathing problems (eg. chronic bronchitis, emphysema, etc.).
  • Do not start or continue timolol, if your have diabetes, thyroid disorder, liver or kidney dysfunction or ulcers, pheochromocytoma (tumor of the adrenal glands that leads to persistent or episodic high blood pressure).
  • Avoid taking timolol, if you are breastfeeding or pregnant.
  • Do not drive or operate machines, as timolol may cause dizziness or tiredness.

Frequently asked questions FOR GLUCOTIM

Timolol

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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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 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)