Glauco-Oph

Glauco-Oph

timolol

Manufacturer:

Seng Thai

Distributor:

Sang Thai
Full Prescribing Info
Contents
Timolol maleate.
Description
Each ml of Glauco-Oph Eye Drops contains Timolol maleate 2.5 mg and 5.0 mg (0.25% and 0.50%).
Action
Timolol maleate is a β-adrenergic receptor blocking agent. It reduces elevated and normal intraocular pressure by reducing aqueous humor production and slight increase in outflow facility.
Timolol maleate has less severe side effects than either pilocarpine or epinephrine. It has little or no effect on accomodation or pupil size.
Indications/Uses
For the reduction of elevated intraocular pressure in patients with ocular hypertension, chronic open angle glaucoma, aphakia glaucoma, secondary glaucoma.
Dosage/Direction for Use
0.25% 1 drops twice a day. If the clinical response is not adequate, the dosage may be changed to 0.50% of Glauco-Oph Eye Drops.
0.50% 1 drops twice a day. If the intraocular pressure is maintained at normal levels, can be placed on once a day therapy.
Contraindications
Bronchial asthma or a history of asthma, severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, bradycardia, heart block, cardiogenic shock, hypersensitivity to any component of Glauco-Oph Eye Drops.
Warnings
Do not let the dropping nozzle (tip) contact with anything eg. fingers, eyeball, eyelash, eyelids, etc., as the germs may be contaminated the content. Always replace the cap immediately after use.
Do not use longer than 1 month after first opening.
Special Precautions
Cardiovascular and respiratory adverse effects, patient with a history of asthma, congestive heart failure, or bradycardia appear to be at a higher risk.
Remove soft contact lens prior to administration reinsert after 15 min.
Drug Interactions
β-blockers, Oral Ca-entry blocker & catecholamine depleting drugs.
ATC Classification
S01ED01 - timolol ; Belongs to the class of beta blocking agents. Used in the treatment of glaucoma.
Presentation/Packing
Eye drops 0.25% x 5 mL. 0.5% x 5 mL.
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