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TIMOLO 0.5% EYE DROPS

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MRP: Rs. 48.42 for 1 packet(s) (5 ML eye drop each)
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Composition for TIMOLO

Timolol(0.5%)

food interaction for TIMOLO

alcohol interaction for TIMOLO

pregnancy interaction for TIMOLO

lactation interaction for TIMOLO

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
No interaction found
No interaction found
Timolo 0.5% eye 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 TIMOLO

Timolol(0.5%)

Uses

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

How it works

Timolo 0.5% eye 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 TIMOLO

16 Substitutes
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  • TIMOLEN 0.5% EYE DROP
    (5 ML eye drop in packet)
    Indoco Remedies Ltd
    Rs. 12.56/ML of eye drop
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    Rs. 62.82
    pay 30% more per ML of eye drop
  • TIMOLONG 0.5% EYE DROP
    (5 ML eye drop in packet)
    Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 15.20/ML of eye drop
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    Rs. 76
    pay 57% more per ML of eye drop
  • TIMORITE 0.5% EYE DROPS
    (5 ML eye drop in packet)
    Klar Sehen Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 10.97/ML of eye drop
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    Rs. 54.85
    pay 13% more per ML of eye drop
  • TIMO 5 EYE DROP
    (5 ML eye drop in packet)
    Syntho Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 11.92/ML of eye drop
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    Rs. 59.60
    pay 23% more per ML of eye drop
  • TIMOSTAR 0.5% EYE DROPS
    (5 ML eye drop in packet)
    Mankind Pharma Ltd
    Rs. 11.43/ML of eye drop
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    Rs. 57.13
    pay 18% more per ML of eye drop

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Expert advice for TIMOLO

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

Frequently asked questions for TIMOLO

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 02 March, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)