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IOTIM B 0.5% W/V/0.2% W/V EYE DROP

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Composition FOR IOTIM B

Timolol(0.5% w/v),Brimonidine(0.2% w/v)

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alcohol
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No interaction found
No interaction found
Iotim b 0.5% w/v/0.2% w/v 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 IOTIM B

Timolol(0.5% w/v)

Uses

Timolol is used in the treatment of glaucoma

How it works

Timolol 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
Brimonidine(0.2% w/v)

Uses

Brimonidine is used in the treatment of glaucoma

How it works

Brimonidine decreases the pressure in the eyeball by decreasing the formation of aqueous humor (clear watery fluid filling the space in front of an eyeball ).

Common side effects

Headache, Foreign body sensation in eyes, Blurred vision, Dry mouth, Burning sensation in eye, Conjunctival hyperemia , Fatigue, Stinging in the eyes, Drowsiness, Eye itching, Allergic reaction in eye

COMMON DOSAGE FOR IOTIM B 0.5% W/V/0.2% W/V EYE DROP

Patients taking IOTIM B 0.5% W/V/0.2% W/V EYE DROP

  • 50%
    Twice A Day
  • 40%
    Once A Day
  • 10%
    Alternate Day

SUBSTITUTES FOR IOTIM B

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  • BETABRIM 0.5% W/V/0.2% W/V EYE DROP
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    Micro Labs Ltd
    Rs. 52.10/ML of eye drop
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  • BRITIBLU 0.5% W/V/0.2% W/V EYE DROP
    (5 ML eye drop in packet)
    Lupin Ltd
    Rs. 26.10/ML of eye drop
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    Rs. 130.50
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  • BIDIN T EYE DROP
    (5 ML eye drop in bottle)
    Ajanta Pharma Ltd
    Rs. 24.90/ML of eye drop
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    Rs. 124.50
    save 57% more per ML of eye drop
  • CIBRIM T EYE DROP
    (5 ML eye drop in packet)
    Sunways India Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 19/ML of eye drop
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    Rs. 95
    save 67% more per ML of eye drop

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Expert advice FOR IOTIM B

  • 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 IOTIM B

Timolol

Q.

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

Q.

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

Q.

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

Q.

Does timolol lower blood pressure?
Timolol 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 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.

Brimonidine

Q.

Is brimonidine the same as Alphagan?
Yes, Alphagan is a trade name of drug brimonidine

Q.

Is brimonidine or brimonidine tartrate a beta blocker/steroid?
Brimonidine or brimonidine tartrate is a sympatomimetic drug and not a beta blocker/steroid

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Does brimonidine cause fatigue?
Yes, feeling fatigue is a very common side effect of brimonidine. Always consult your doctor if you experience such type of side effect

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Why does brimonidine cause miosis?
Brimonidine causing this side effect is very rare. It may be because of overdose of other alpha2-agonists. Always consult your doctor if you experience such type of side effect

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How does brimonidine lower intraocular pressure (iop)?
It reduces the intraocular pressure by reducing the amount of fluid in the eye.

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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)