Always consult your doctor or pharmacist before taking timolol maleate. In particular, talk to your healthcare providers in case of allergic reactions. If you are taking other medicines, or you think you may need to use an alternative form of timolol maleate, always remember to ask your doctor’s opinion first. In these cases it’s useful to keep with you a list of all the drugs you are taking. Talk to him before starting any new cure as well, vitamins and natural products included.
If your condition does not improve or becomes worse, then call your healthcare providers. Never use this medicine for a longer period of time than you have been told by your doctor or in smaller/larger doses.
Always consult your doctor or pharmacist before taking timolol maleate.
If your condition does not improve or becomes worse, then call your doctor.
Driving or operating machinery should be avoided, as it does may cause ailment.
Indications and Usage
To apply eye drops, wash your hands first. To avoid contamination, do not touch the dropper tip or let it touch your eye or any other surface.
Administration and Dosage
Usually one drop in the affected eye once or twice a day is suggested as dosage. As the dosage depends on your conditions, always talk to your doctor or pharmacist first.
Among the drugs that may interact with timolol maleate we include: oral beta-blockers (e.g. propranolol), clonidine, certain antidepressants (e.g. SSRIs such as fluoxetine), digoxin, epinephrine, fingolimod, methyldopa, quinidine, reserpine.
This is not a comprehensive list of medications which can interact with timolol maleate. Always ask your doctor, pharmacist or healthcare provider for consultation.
This medicine may be harmful if swallowed. If you take a larger dose than you should take, tell your doctor, pharmacist or healthcare specialist immediately even if you don’t feel bad. Bring with you the container and tell them about the amount you took and related timing.
Adverse Reactions and Precautions
Inform your doctor if you are allergic to timolol before starting taking it and about all your allergies. Timolol may contain inactive ingredients you are allergic to. Talk to your doctor, pharmacist or healthcare provider for more detailed information.
Do not use timolol if you have: lung problems such as asthma or pulmonary diseases, irregular heartbeats like sinus bradycardia or heart failure. Always inform your doctor about your medical history before starting the treatment, especially if you had kidney or liver problems, diabetes, cerebrovascular insufficiency, thyroid problems, muscle weakness or allergies.
If you need surgery, tell your doctor you’re using timolol maleate.
There is little evidence with regards to the use of timolol maleate during pregnancy or breastfeeding, Consult your doctor or health care professional before starting the therapy.