Timolol + Brimonidine is a combination of two medicines: Timolol + Brimonidine1 and Timolol + Brimonidine2. Timolol + Brimonidine1 is a beta blocker while Timolol + Brimonidine2 is a sympathomimetic. They work by decreasing the production of aqueous humor (fluid in the eye), thereby lowering the increased eye pressure.
Wash your hands before applying Betabrim Eye Drop to avoid contamination, and do not touch the tip of the dropper. If you wear contact lenses, remove them before using Betabrim Eye Drop. For applying Betabrim Eye Drop, tilt your head back, look up, and pull down the lower eyelid to make a pouch and then put the drops in the pouch.
Q. Can Betabrim Eye Drop be stopped when symptoms are relieved?
No, Betabrim Eye Drop should be continued as advised by the doctor. If any problems are experienced due to the use of Betabrim Eye Drop, consult the doctor for re-evaluation.
Q. Can the use of Betabrim Eye Drop cause blurry vision?
Betabrim Eye Drop can blur your eyes for a short period of time. Avoid driving or operating machinery just after using Betabrim Eye Drop.
Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Betabrim Eye Drop?
Keep this medicine in the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.
Q. What are the contraindications associated with the use of Betabrim Eye Drop?
Betabrim Eye Drop should not be used by patients who are hypersensitive to Timolol, Brimonidine or any of its constituents. This medicine should be avoided in patients who have airway disease, lung disease or heart disease. This medicine should not be used in children who are 2 years old or younger.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 18th Feb 2020. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.