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Timanol 0.5% Eye Drop

Sunways India Pvt Ltd

Composition for Timanol 0.5% Eye Drop

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Primary uses of Timanol 0.5% Eye Drop

Ocular hypertension, Glaucoma
3 ml in 1 packet

Medicine Overview of Timanol Eye Drop


Uses of Timanol Eye Drop

Timanol 0.5% Eye Drop is used in the treatment of ocular hypertension and glaucoma.

Timanol Eye Drop side effects


Stinging in the eyes, Blurred vision, Burning eyes.


How to use Timanol 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. Timanol 0.5% Eye Drop is to be taken with food.

How Timanol Eye Drop works

Timanol 0.5% Eye Drop is a beta blocker. It works by decreasing the production of aqueous humour (fluid in the eye), thereby lowering the increased eye pressure.

In Depth Information on Timanol Eye Drop

Expert advice for Timanol Eye Drop

  • Timanol 0.5% Eye Drop helps lower 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.
  • Wait for at least 5-10 minutes before delivering the next medication in the same eye to avoid dilution.
  • Notify your doctor if you have lung or heart diseases as Timanol 0.5% Eye Drop may worsen these conditions.
  • Stinging sensation may occur for 1-2 mins. Notify your doctor if it persists for longer.
  • Make sure to use within 4 weeks of opening the bottle.
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Timanol Eye Drop related warnings
Special precautions for Timanol Eye Drop
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.
Timanol 0.5% 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.
Timanol 0.5% Eye Drop is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Timanol 0.5% Eye Drop may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Timanol 0.5% Eye Drop is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Timanol 0.5% Eye Drop may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Timanol 0.5% Eye Drop should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Timanol 0.5% Eye Drop may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Frequently asked questions about Timanol Eye Drop

Frequently asked questions about Timolol

Timanol is a beta blocker. It is not a selective beta blocker/steroid/generic/antibiotic
The Timanol eye drop is preservative fre
Timoptic and copsopt are brand names of the eye drops containing Timanol
Q. Does it need to be refrigerated?
The timolol containing eye drops should not be refrigerated
Timanol 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)
Timanol 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.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Timanol with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Timanol with Chlorpropamide
Medicines with composition Chlorpropamide: Diabinese
Timanol with Miglitol
Medicines with composition Miglitol: Glock, Glybloc, Mignar, Misobit, Euglitol, Miglit
Timanol with Tolbutamide
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Rastinon
Timanol with Doxazosin
Medicines with composition Doxazosin: Duracard, Doxacard
Timanol with Naftopidil
Medicines with composition Naftopidil: Nafodil, Naftomax
Timanol with Prazosin
Medicines with composition Prazosin: Biozocin, Renopress, Minipress, Prazopill, Pracept, Resplend, Prazolin, Prazopress, Prazocip
Timanol with Phenoxybenzamine
Medicines with composition Phenoxybenzamine: Zaxyben, Fenoxene
Timanol with Terazosin
Medicines with composition Terazosin: Terapress, Vicard T, Hytrin, Teradip, Olyster, Terakare, Teralfa, Zytrin
Timanol with Alfuzosin
Medicines with composition Alfuzosin: Efzu, Alfutrol, Zyalfa, Alfusin, Alfoo, Xelflo, Velfu, Flotral, Fual, Emzosin, Alfman

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