Timostar 0.5% Eye Drop

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Mankind Pharma Ltd

Composition for Timostar 0.5% Eye Drop

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Primarily used for

57.13
5 ml in 1 packet
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Medicine Overview of Timostar Eye Drop

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Uses of Timostar Eye Drop

Timostar 0.5% Eye Drop is used in the treatment of glaucoma.
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Side effects of Timostar Eye Drop

Common

Stinging in the eyes, Blurred vision, Burning eyes.

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How to use Timostar 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 Timostar Eye Drop works

Timostar 0.5% eye drop works by lowering the pressure in the eye(s), thereby preventing gradual loss of vision.

In Depth Information on Timostar Eye Drop

Expert advice for Timostar 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 Timostar 0.5% Eye Drop
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Timostar 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.
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Lactation
Timostar 0.5% Eye Drop is probably safe to use during lactat
ion. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Timostar 0.5% Eye Drop may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.

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Kidney
Timostar 0.5% Eye Drop is probably safe to use in patients w
ith kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Timostar 0.5% Eye Drop may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Timostar 0.5% Eye Drop should be used with caution in patien
ts with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Timostar 0.5% Eye Drop may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Timostar 0.5% Eye Drop

Frequently asked questions for Timolol

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