What Is It?: 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
How To Use: Timolol eyedrops usually are applied once or twice a day, at evenly spaced intervals. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully, and ask doctor or pharmacist to explain any part you do not understand. Use timolol exactly as directed. Do not use more or less of it or use it more often than prescribed by your doctor.
Timolol controls glaucoma but does not cure it. Continue to use timolol even if you feel well. Do not stop using timolol without talking to your doctor.
Possible Side Effects: Although side effects from timolol are not common, they can occur. Tell your doctor if any of these symptoms are severe or do not go away: eye irritation, double vision,headache,depression, dizziness, upset stomach. If you experience any of the following symptoms, stop using timolol and call your doctor immediately: slow or irregular heartbeat, difficulty breathing, sudden weight gain, swelling of the feet or lower legs, fainting
Storage: Keep in the original container. Keep out of the reach of children and pets. Keep in the refrigerator and do not touch the tip of the container. Store all medicines away from excess heat and moisture. Do NOT store in the bathroom.
Note: If you miss a dose take it as soon as you remember it. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with the regular schedule. Do not take a double dose to make up for the missed one.
Do not use a double dose to make up for the missed one.