Follow the doctor's instructions very carefully when using TIMABAK 0.50% eye drops solution. If in doubt ask the doctor or pharmacist. As a guideline, the usual dosage is 1 drop in the affected eye, twice daily (morning and evening).
Premature babies, newborns and infants: the use of this eye drops solution is not recommended.
Means of administration: Eye drops route. This medicine is intended to be used in the eye.
Do not inject, do not swallow.
Wash the hands carefully before instilling the drops.
Avoid touching the eye or eyelids with the tip.
Look upwards and pull the lower lid of the eye down slightly and instill 1 drop.
After using TIMABAK 0.50% eye drops solution press the finger on the corner of the eye next to the nose for 2 minutes. This helps to prevent timolol diffusing into the rest of the body.
Put the cap back on the bottle after use.
Frequency of administration: Apply twice daily (morning and evening).
The ophthalmologist will advise on the time of day to apply.
Duration of treatment: Follow the doctor's prescription.
If the patient forgets to take TIMABAK 0.50% eye drops solution: Take TIMABAK 0.50% eye drops solution as prescribed by the doctor. Do not take a double dose to compensate for the dose the patient forgot to take. Instill the forgotten dose as soon as possible. However, if it is nearly time to take the next dose; do not instill the forgotten dose.
Effects that may appear on discontinuing treatment with TIMABAK 0.50% eye drops solution: If the patient interrupts the treatment, the intraocular pressure may increase and impair the vision. Do not discontinue treatment without the doctor's advice.