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TEEMOL 0.5% DROPS

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Composition for TEEMOL

Timolol(0.5%)

food interaction for TEEMOL

alcohol interaction for TEEMOL

pregnancy interaction for TEEMOL

lactation interaction for TEEMOL

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Teemol 0.5% drops with food.
Timolol and alcohol may have additive effects in lowering your blood pressure. You may experience headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and/or changes in pulse or heart rate.
UNSAFE
Teemol 0.5% drops 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.

SALT INFORMATION for TEEMOL

Timolol(0.5%)

Uses

Teemol 0.5% drops is used in the treatment of glaucoma (high eye pressure).

How it works

Teemol 0.5% drops belongs to a beta-blockers class of medication. It relaxes the blood vessels and reduced the blood pressure. It makes heart relax and pump blood at a slower rate for heart attack patients. In eye, it decreases fluid production and thus decreases pressure.

Common side effects

Nausea, Pain, Numbness, Increased sensitivity to light, Crusting in eyelids, Abnormal sensation in skin, Altered sleep, Blurred vision, Cardiac arrest, Constipation, Cramping pain, Decreased blood pressure, Depression, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Eye discharge, Dry eye, Altered taste, Shortness of breath, Asthma, Eye infection, Eye pain, Eye irritation, Headache, Impotence, Corneal erosion, Inability to empty the urinary bladder, Itching, Limb swelling, Rash, Tingling sensation, Vomiting, Weakness, Worsening of heart failure

SUBSTITUTES for TEEMOL

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Expert advice for TEEMOL

  • Consult your doctor whether to continue Timolol before any scheduled surgery.

Frequently asked questions for TEEMOL

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

Q.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.

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Content on this page was last updated on 24 March, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)