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Iotim B Ophthalmic Solution


Overview

Uses of Iotim B Ophthalmic Solution

Iotim B Ophthalmic Solution side effects

Common
  • Itching
  • Stinging sensation
  • Foreign body sensation
  • Burning sensation in eye
  • Eye redness
  • Blurred vision
  • Tiredness
  • Drowsiness
  • Headache
  • Dryness in mouth

How to use Iotim B Ophthalmic Solution

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.

How Iotim B Ophthalmic Solution works

Iotim B Ophthalmic Solution is a combination of two medicines: Timolol and Brimonidine. Timolol is a beta blocker while Brimonidine is a sympathomimetic. They work by decreasing the production of aqueous humor (fluid in the eye), thereby lowering the increased eye pressure.

Iotim B Ophthalmic Solution related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Iotim B Ophthalmic Solution may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Iotim B Ophthalmic Solution is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
To reduce the amount of Iotim B Ophthalmic Solution that reaches the breastmilk, place pressure over the corner of the eye for 1 minute or more, then remove the excess solution with an absorbent tissue.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Iotim B Ophthalmic Solution may cause blurred or abnormal vision. This effect may seem worse at night or in reduced lighting and this may affect the ability to drive.
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Iotim B Ophthalmic Solution
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Expert Advice

  • Iotim B Ophthalmic Solution is a combination of two medicines that lowers 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.
  • If you wear soft contact lenses, remove them before putting in these eye drops and wait at least 15 minutes before putting your lenses back in.
  • Do not touch the tip of the dropper to any surface, or to your eye, to avoid contaminating the eye drops.
  • Wait for at least 5-10 minutes before delivering the next medication in the same eye to avoid dilution.
  • It may cause short term blurring of vision when first used. Use caution before driving or using machines.
  • It may cause temporary burning or itching sensation in the eye. Inform your doctor if this does not go away.
  • Make sure to use within 4 weeks of opening the bottle.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Iotim B

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Doctor advised for medication for glaucoma suspect only because eye pressure is 22 but all other tests are normal.medicine , 9 pm drops is prescribed. Please advice
Dr. Vishal Arora
Eye Specialist
Ocular hypertension can lead to glaucoma eventually. Continue the drops
HI, MY MOTHER IS SUFFERING WITH GLAUCOMA DISEASE.PRESENTLY WE HAVE USE BELOW MENTIONED MEDICINE FOR SAME. 1. IOTIM-PLUS EYE DROP 2. LUPITROS EYE DROP 3. LACRIMOS 1% EYE DROP 4. MACULIFE CAPSULES PLS LET ME KNOW IF MEDICINE CORRECT FOR MY MOTHER BCZ 1 & 2 NO EYES DROPS ARE MORE PAINFUL FOR MY MOTHER. IF ANY OTHER TREATMENT AVAILABLE FOR THE SAME. REGARDS, KAILASH SHARMA
Dr. Vishal Arora
Eye Specialist
Share intraocular pressure, visual field, OCT and CCT reports so that i can opine on medicines you are taking.
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FAQs

Q. How to use Iotim B?

Wash your hands before applying Iotim B to avoid contamination, and do not touch the tip of the dropper. If you wear contact lenses, remove them before using Iotim B. For applying Iotim B, tilt your head back, look up, and pull down the lower eyelid to make a pouch and then put the drops in the pouch.

Q. Can Iotim B be stopped when symptoms are relieved?

No, Iotim B should be continued as advised by the doctor. If any problems are experienced due to the use of Iotim B, consult the doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. Can the use of Iotim B cause blurry vision?

Iotim B can blur your eyes for a short period of time. Avoid driving or operating machinery just after using Iotim B.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Iotim B?

Keep this medicine in the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

Q. What are the contraindications associated with the use of Iotim B?

Iotim B should not be used by patients who are hypersensitive to Timolol, Brimonidine or any of its constituents. This medicine should be avoided in patients who have airway disease, lung disease or heart disease. This medicine should not be used in children who are 2 years old or younger.

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References
  1. Mayo Clinic. Timolol + Brimonidine. [Accessed 15 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Medscape. Timolol+Brimonidine. [Accessed 15 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
FDC LIMITED, B-8, MIDC Area, Waluj - 431 136, Dist. Aurangabad, Maharashtra
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