Timostal

Timostal

timolol

Manufacturer:

Stallion Labs

Distributor:

Ophthamed Pharma

Marketer:

Ambica
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Timolol maleate
Indications/Uses
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult Glaucoma Instill soln in affected eye(s) bid.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Greater than 1st degree heart block; CHF unless secondary to tachyarrhythmia treatable w/ β-blockers; overt cardiac failure; sinus bradycardia shock; bronchial asthma or bronchopasm including severe COPD.
Special Precautions
Potentiation of resp reactions including asthma. Pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Hypotension, heart palpitations, bradycardia, heart failure, edema; dizziness, depression, lethargy, headache, insomnia, anxiety, tremor, paresthesia; increased sensitivity to cold, rash, pruritus, alopecia, sweating; transient irritation, burning, tearing, conjunctival edema, blurred vision, light sensitivity; abdominal pain, diarrhea, nausea; impotence, sexual dysfunction, decreased libido, dysuria, urinary retention or frequency, nocturia, increased BUN; decreased Hb, hematocrit; alteration of glucose metabolism, masking of hypoglycemia; increased triglycerides, uric acid & K; wheezing, cough, breathing difficulties, especially in asthmatics or patient w/ COPD; joint pain, muscle cramps.
Drug Interactions
May enhance or reverse antihypertensive effect w/ clonidine. Initial hypertensive episode followed by bradycardia w/ epinephrine. Peripheral ischemia may occur w/ ergot derivatives. Prolonged hypoglycemia w/ insulin. May impair antihypertensive effect w/ NSAIDs. May increase orthostatic hypotension w/ prazosin. May reduce elimination of theophylline. May increase effects of both drugs w/ verapamil.
ATC Classification
S01ED01 - timolol ; Belongs to the class of beta blocking agents. Used in the treatment of glaucoma.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Timostal ophth soln 0.5%
Packing/Price
10 mL x 1's
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