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IOTIM 0.5% W/V EYE DROP

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MRP: Rs. 51.45 for 1 packet(s) (5 ML eye drop each)
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Composition for IOTIM

Timolol (topical)(0.5% w/v)

food interaction for IOTIM

alcohol interaction for IOTIM

pregnancy interaction for IOTIM

lactation interaction for IOTIM

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No interaction found
No interaction found
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

SALT INFORMATION for IOTIM

Timolol (topical)(0.5% w/v)

Uses

Iotim 0.5% w/v eye drop is used in the treatment of angina (chest pain), arrhythmias (abnormal heart beat), heart attack, increased blood pressure , anxiety, tremors (shaking of hands), glaucoma (high eye pressure), heart failure and migraine.

Common side effects

Common Dosage for IOTIM 0.5% W/V EYE DROP

Patients taking IOTIM 0.5% W/V EYE DROP

  • 70%
    Twice A Day
  • 15%
    Once A Day
  • 13%
    Thrice A Day
  • 2%
    Four Times A Day

SUBSTITUTES for IOTIM

2 Substitutes
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  • LOPRES EYE DROP
    (5 ML eye drop in packet)
    Micro Labs Ltd
    Rs. 13.24/ML of eye drop
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    Rs. 66.20
    pay 29% more per ML of eye drop
  • TIMANOL 0.5% EYE DROP
    (3 ML eye drop in packet)
    Sunways India Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 4.73/ML of eye drop
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    Rs. 14.18
    save 54% more per ML of eye drop

Expert advice for IOTIM

  • Timolol (topical) may cause dizziness and lightheadedness. To avoid this, get up slowly after sitting or lying down.
  • The Timolol (topical) may affect your blood sugar and cover up the symptoms of low blood sugar if you have diabetes.
  • Timolol (topical) may reduce blood flow to your hands and feet, causing them to feel cold. Smoking may worsen this effect. Dress warmly and avoid the use of tobacco.
  • Consult your doctor whether to continue Timolol (topical) before any scheduled surgery.
  • It is not the first-choice treatment for high blood pressure according to the latest guidelines, except if you have a heart failure or heart disease.
  • Adults over the age of 65 may be at greater risk for the side-effects.
  • Your doctor may recommend a change in the lifestyle to lower your blood pressure. It may include:
     
    • Maintain a normal body weight (body mass index, 18.5-24.9 kg/m2).
    • Consume fruits, vegetables, low-fat dairy products, and reduce saturated-total fat.
    • Reduce daily dietary sodium intake as much as possible, ideally to 65 mmol/day (1.5 g/day sodium or 3.8 g/day sodium chloride).
    • Regular aerobic physical activity (at least 30 minutes/day, most days of the week).
    • Limit alcohol consumption to less than or equal to 2 drinks per day (1oz or 30ml ethanol eg 24oz beer, 10 oz wine, or 3 oz 80-proof whiskey).

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Content on this page was last updated on 09 November, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)