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    Information about Timolol

    Timolol uses

    Timolol is used in the treatment of ocular hypertension and glaucoma.

    How timolol works

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

    Common side effects of timolol

    Burning eyes, Stinging in the eyes
    Content Details
    Written By
    Dr. Radhika Dua
    MDS, BDS
    Reviewed By
    Dr. Shilpa Garcha
    MD (Pharmacology), MBBS
    Last updated on:
    22 Nov 2019 | 04:41 PM (IST)
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    Expert advice for Timolol

    • Timolol 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 Timolol 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.

    Content on this page was last updated on 22 November, 2019, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)