TIMOLONG EYE DROP

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Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for TIMOLONG 5MG EYE DROP

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Primarily used for

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5 ML in 1 bottle
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Substitutes for TIMOLONG

No substitutes found for this medicine

Medicine Overview of TIMOLONG EYE DROP

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Uses of TIMOLONG EYE DROP

Timolong eye drop is used in the treatment of glaucoma.
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Side effects of TIMOLONG EYE DROP

Common

Stinging in the eyes, Blurred vision, Burning eyes.

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How to use TIMOLONG 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 TIMOLONG EYE DROP works

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

In Depth Information on TIMOLONG EYE DROP

Expert advice for TIMOLONG 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.
Warnings
Special precautions for TIMOLONG EYE DROP
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Timolong 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
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
CAUTION
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
CAUTION
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 TIMOLONG 5MG EYE DROP

Frequently asked questions for 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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