GENERIC NAME: TIMOLOL SOLUTION-GEL – OPHTHALMIC (TIE-moh-lohl) BRAND NAME(S): Timoptic-XE USES: This medication is used to treat high pressure inside the eye due to glaucoma (open angle-type) or other eye diseases (e.g., ocular hypertension). Lowering high pressure inside the eye helps to prevent blindness. This medication works by decreasing the amount of fluid within the… Read More »
How does it work? Timoptol eye drops contain the active ingredient timolol maleate, which is a type of medicine called a beta-blocker. It works by blocking beta-receptors in the eye. (NB. Timolol eye drops are also available without a brand name, ie as the generic medicine.) The pressure within the eyeball is naturally maintained by… Read More »
What is timolol ophthalmic? Timolol is a beta-blocker that also reduces pressure inside the eye. Timolol ophthalmic (for the eyes) is used to treat open-angle glaucoma and other causes of high pressure inside the eye. Timolol ophthalmic may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide. What is the most important… Read More »
GENERIC NAME: timolol ophthalmic solution BRAND NAME: Timoptic DRUG CLASS AND MECHANISM: Timolol is a beta- adrenergic blocking agent. Like other beta-adrenergic blocking agents, it mainly blocks the action of the sympathetic (adrenergic) nervous system, for example, on the heart. In addition to its effect on the heart, timolol causes a reduction of the pressure… Read More »
A total of 503 drugs (2821 brand and generic names) are known to interact with timolol ophthalmic. 49 major drug interactions 451 moderate drug interactions 3 minor drug interactions Show all medications in the database that may interact with timolol ophthalmic. Common medications checked in combination with timolol ophthalmic
Usual Adult Dose for Intraocular Hypertension Solution: Initial dose: Instill 1 drop (0.25% solution) in the affected eye(s) twice daily. Maintenance dose: If response is unsatisfactory, may change to 0.5% solution. If satisfactory response is maintained, may decrease dose to once daily.
Drug Name Timolol Ophthalmic (tye’ moe lole) Other Names Timoptic, Timoptic-XE WHY is Timolol prescribed? Timolol is used to treat glaucoma, a condition in which increased pressure in the eye can lead to gradual loss of vision. Timolol decreases the pressure in the eye. This medication is sometimes prescribed for other uses; ask your doctor… Read More »
Timolol maleate is a non-selective beta-adrenergic receptor blocking agent. Its chemical name is (-)-1-(tert-butylamino)-3-[(4-morpholino-1,2,5-thiadiazol-3-yl)oxy]-2-propanol maleate (1:1) (salt). Timolol maleate possesses an asymmetric carbon atom in its structure and is provided as the levo-isomer. Timolol maleate has a molecular weight of 432.50. It is a white, odorless, crystalline powder which is soluble in water, methanol, and… Read More »