Blotim 0.5% Eye Drops 5Ml 1S
Brand : remington pharmaceutical ind
Requires Prescription (YES/NO)
How it works
Timolol Eye Drops is a member of a group of medicines known as beta-blockers and it is used to reduce the pressure inside your eyeball(s) if you have a condition such as high blood pressure that is affecting your eyes, or glaucoma (high pressure in your eyeball), including glaucoma that developed after you had surgery to remove a cataract from your eye(s).
USAGE AND SAFETY
A slower than normal heart rate (bradycardia) , changes in the rhythm or speed of the heart beat (arrhythmia) , heart condition (atrioventricular block) (a problem with the electrical conduction systemof your heart) , palpitations , worsening of angina and associated chest pain , heart disease with shortness of breath and swelling of parts of the body (feet and legs) due to fluid build up (congestive heart failure) fluid build up (oedema) , worsening of pre-existing circulation problems , cold hands and feet , ringing noises in the ears , dizziness , eye irritation including a feeling of burning, stinging, itching, tearing, and redness in the eyes , inflammation of parts of your eyes or eyelids including the cornea making them itchy, red, sticky (discharge) or swollen , swollen eyelid (blepharitis) , irritation or feeling of having something in the eye (keratitis) , painful eyes or poorer than normal eyesight , loss of blinking reaction to objects near eye , drooping of the upper or lower eyelids (ptosis) , dry eyes , changes in vision including double vision (diplopia) and sensitivity to light, decreased corneal sensitivity .
Adrenaline , Digoxin , Quinidine , Fluoxetine and paroxetine, Calcium channel blockers such as nifedipine, verapamil or diltiazem, Clonidine or reserpine , propanolol, acebutalol, atenolol, bisoprolol, carvedilol,celiprolol, labetolol, metoprolol, nadolol, nebivolol, oxprenalol, pindolol or sotalol, rauwolfia alkaloids or reserpine.
It is used to treat Glaucoma and Ocular hypertension (high pressure in the eye) .
When not to Use
Do not use Timolol Eye Drops if you are allergic to timolol, beta-blockers such as propranolol (used mainly for high blood pressure) or betaxolol (also used for glaucoma) or any of the other ingredients of this medicine or if you have now or have had in past respiratory problems such as asthma, severe chronic obstructive bronchitis, (severe lung disease which may cause wheeziness, difficulty in breathing and/or long-standing cough) .
Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking Timolol if you have ever had coronary heart disease, symptoms can include chest pain or tightness, breathlessness or choking, heart failure.
Tell your doctor or pharmacist immediately if you suffer an eye injury, have eye surgery or get an eye infection whilst you are using Timolol Eye Drops.
Timolol Eye Drops may cause side effects such as dizziness, tiredness and problems with vision, such as blurred vision, drooping of the upper eyelid (making the eye stay half closed), and double vision which may affect your ability to drive or to use tools and machinery .
If coughing, wheezing, abnormal breathing or abnormal pauses in breathing (apnoea) occur, the use of the medication would be stopped immediately. Contact your doctor as soon as possible. A portable apnoea monitor may also be helpful.
Always consult your physician before using any medicine.
Store this medicine at room temperature, away from direct light and heat.