Medicine Overview of Glucotim Eye Drop
Uses of Glucotim Eye Drop
Glucotim 0.5% Eye Drop is used in the treatment of glaucoma.
Side effects of Glucotim Eye Drop
Stinging in the eyes, Blurred vision, Burning eyes.
How to use Glucotim 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 Glucotim Eye Drop works
Glucotim 0.5% eye drop works by lowering the pressure in the eye(s), thereby preventing gradual loss of vision.
In Depth Information on Glucotim Eye Drop
Expert advice for Glucotim Eye Drop
- Glucotim helps lower high pressure in the eye and reduces the risk of vision loss.
- For best results, put one drop in the affected eye(s).
- Apply pressure on the corner of the eye (close to the nose) for about 1 minute, immediately after instilling the drop so that the medicine does not drain away from the eye.
- Notify your doctor if you are suffering from heart or lung disease or diabetes.
- Take care to prevent contact of eye dispenser with eye, eyelid, eyelashes, or finger to avoid infection.
- Remove contact lenses before using Glucotim and allow at least 15 minutes before re-inserting them.
- When applying multiple eye medications, wait for at least 5-15 minutes before delivering the next medication in the same eye to avoid dilution.
Special precautions for Glucotim 0.5% Eye Drop
No interaction found
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Glucotim 0.5% Eye Drop may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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....
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.
Glucotim 0.5% Eye Drop is probably safe to use during lactat+more
ion. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby....
Glucotim 0.5% Eye Drop may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.+more
Glucotim 0.5% Eye Drop is probably safe to use in patients w+more
ith kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Glucotim 0.5% Eye Drop may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor....
Glucotim 0.5% Eye Drop should be used with caution in patien+more
ts with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Glucotim 0.5% Eye Drop may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
Frequently asked questions for Glucotim 0.5% Eye Drop
Frequently asked questions for Timolol
Glucotim is a beta blocker. It is not a selective beta blocker/steroid/generic/antibiotic
The Glucotim eye drop is preservative fre
Timoptic and copsopt are brand names of the eye drops containing Glucotim
Q. Does it need to be refrigerated?
The timolol containing eye drops should not be refrigerated
Glucotim 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 Glucotim cause weight gain/hair loss/ miosis/make eyelashes grow/ cause dry eyes/slow heart rate?
Glucotim 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 Glucotim Eye Drop
Timowa 0.5% Eye Drop
Jawa Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
₹5.77/ml of Eye Drop
Ocupress 0.5% Eye Drop
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₹6.0/ml of Eye Drop
Timopress 0.5% Eye Drop
₹6.45/ml of Eye Drop
Appatim Eye Drop
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₹7.36/ml of Eye Drop
Lowtimol 0.5% Eye Drop
Ahlcon Parenterals India Limited
₹8.0/ml of Eye Drop