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Timolet 0.5% Eye Drops 5ml
Timolet 0.5% Eye Drops 5ml

Timolet 0.5% Eye Drops 5ml

By SUN PHARMA
5ml Eye Drop in Bottle
62.94*
MRP 74.05
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Timolet 0.5 % Description

Timolet eye drops is used to reduce increased pressure in the eyes in patients with open-angle glaucoma or high pressure in the eyes (ocular hypertension). It contains timolol as the active component

. Timolet eye drops work by reducing the pressure in the eyes. It should not be used in children below 2 years of age. Use this medicine exactly as prescribed by the doctor. It is meant for external use only. Do not swallow or ingest. Before using Timolet eye drops, inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning on becoming pregnant, breastfeeding and about your complete medical history.

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Product Summary

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ContainsTimolol(0.5 %)
UsesGlaucoma, increased pressure in eyes
Side effectsRedness of eyes, swelling/itching of eyelids, blurred vision
TherapyGLAUCOMA DRUGS
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uses

Uses of Timolet 0.5 %

Timolet eye drops are used to lower the pressure within the eyes in patients with open-angle glaucoma or increased pressure of the eye (ocular hypertension).
contraindications

Contraindications of Timolet 0.5 %

  • If you are allergic to timolol or any other component of Timolet eye drops.
  • If you have a history of respiratory diseases such as bronchial asthma or severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
  • If you have any heart disease or disorder, including heart failure.
  • If you have severe kidney failure or disease.
sideEffects

Side effects of Timolet 0.5 %

  • Headache
  • Burning and stinging sensation
  • Blurred vision
  • Redness of the eye
  • Swelling and itching of the eyelid
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Timolet 0.5 %

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I use Timolet eye drops during pregnancy?
A:
Timolet eye drops should not be used during pregnancy. Talk to your doctor if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I use Timolet eye drops while breastfeeding?
A:
The components of Timolet eye drops may pass into human breast milk. Thus, the use of Timolet eye drops is not recommended during breastfeeding. Talk to your doctor if you are a nursing mother.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have used Timolet eye drops?
A:
Timolet eye drops may cause blurring of vision, which may alter the ability to drive. Hence, avoid driving until your vision clears.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Timolet eye drops?
A:
It is recommended to avoid the consumption of alcohol with Timolet eye drops, as it may increase the side effects. Talk to your doctor if you consume it too often.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience an allergic reaction.
  • You have heart, respiratory, or liver disease.
  • You have or had a kidney stone.
  • You are on any other medications.
  • You have diabetes and/or hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid gland).
  • You experience loss of vision, or dryness of the eye after using this medicine.
  • You have a planned surgery.
  • You wear contact lenses.
  • Timolet eye drops should not be used in children below 2 years of age.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Timolet 0.5 %

How Does It Work?

Timolet eye drops act by decreasing the aqueous humour production, which helps to lower the pressure within your eye.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Timolet 0.5 %

  • Use Timolet eye drops exactly as instructed by your doctor.
  • Follow the directions carefully and do not miss an application.
  • Wash your hands thoroughly before and after applying.
  • Close your eyes for 2 - 3 minutes and do not blink or squeeze.
  • Avoid touching your eyes with the dropper. The dropper must be kept clean to avoid infections.
  • Using a clean tissue or cloth, wipe any excess liquid from your face.
  • Use the exact number of drops as recommended by your doctor.
  • If you have been prescribed any other eye drops or eye ointments, keep an interval of at least 5 minutes between both medicines.
interactions

Interactions of Timolet 0.5 %

Interactions with other medicines

  • Since Timolet eye drops are to be used externally, it is less likely to interact with other medicines.
  • However, consult your doctor if you are taking other medicines for treating any other health conditions.
  • Effect of Timolet eye drops may be increased with medicine used to manage heart conditions such as diltiazem, verapamil, quinidine, propranolol, atenolol, amiodarone, digitalis, and guanethidine.
  • Concomitant use of these eye drops with medicines used to increase heart rate such as adrenaline may cause dilation of the pupil (mydriasis).
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Timolet 0.5 %

  • Store Timolet eye drops at a temperature not exceeding 15°- 25°C.
  • Keep it out of reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Timolet 0.5 %

Overdose

  • As Timolet eye drops are meant for external application, cases of overdose are unlikely. However, upon accidental ingestion, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.
  • An excess of this medicine may cause dizziness, headache, shortness of breath, fatigue, and eye irritation.
  • If you have applied extra quantities of it, wipe out the excess of the medicine with tissue or cotton.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed instilling Timolet eye drops, instil it as soon as possible. Do not over-instil this medicine to compensate for the missed application.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: How long can I use Timolet eye drops?

A: You should use Timolet eye drops for the duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop using this medicine on your own.

Q: Can Timolet eye drops lower the blood pressure?

A: No, Timolet eye drops do not significantly lower body blood pressure. It lowers the pressure in the eye (ocular pressure).

Q: Will Timolet eye drops cause blurry vision?

A: Yes, Timolet eye drops may cause blurry vision for some time or short duration. If you experience any such effect, it is advised to avoid driving or operating machinery until your vision clears.

Q: Can I stop taking Timolet eye drops when I feel better?

A: No, do not stop taking Timolet eye drops on your own even if you feel better. You should use this medicine for the duration prescribed by your doctor. You should complete the full course of treatment, or else the condition might worsen later. Always consult your doctor before stopping any medicine.

Q: What is Timolet used for?

A: Timolet eye drops are used to lower the pressure within the eyes in patients with open-angle glaucoma or increased pressure of the eye (ocular hypertension).

Q: Can Timolet eye drops be used with contact lenses?

A: No, you should remove contact lenses prior to application of Timolet eye drops and wait at least 15 minutes before reinsertion of the lenses.
Product Details
Brand
TIMOLET
Expires on or After
30/01/2024
Last Updated on: 30 Sep 2022 | 10:47 AM (IST)
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