Timolen 0.25% Eye Drop

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Indoco Remedies Ltd

Composition for Timolen 0.25% Eye Drop

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Primarily used for

Potentiallyunsafewith
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Pregnancy
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Kidney
51.03
5 ML in 1 packet
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Glucotim 0.25% Eye Drop
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Medicine Overview of Timolen Eye Drop

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Uses of Timolen Eye Drop

Timolen 0.25% Eye Drop is used in the treatment of glaucoma.
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Side effects of Timolen Eye Drop

Common

Stinging in the eyes, Blurred vision, Burning eyes.

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How to use Timolen 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.

How Timolen Eye Drop works

Timolen 0.25% eye drop works by lowering the pressure in the eye(s), thereby preventing gradual loss of vision.

In Depth Information on Timolen Eye Drop

Expert advice for Timolen Eye Drop

  • 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Timolen 0.25% Eye Drop
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Timolen 0.25% 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Timolen 0.25% Eye Drop should be used with caution during la
ctation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
Timolen 0.25% Eye Drop may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.

Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Timolen 0.25% Eye Drop is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Timolen 0.25% Eye Drop

Frequently asked questions for Timolol

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