Timanol Ophthalmic Solution

Timanol maleate 0.25% / 0.5% eye drops

Timolol maleate                                                      U.S.P.
equivalent to timolol                                                 0.25% w\v
Benzalkonium Chloride Solution                                I.P
equivalent to Benzalkonium Chloride                          0.01%
(as preservative)
Sterile aqueous base                                                q.s.

Timolol maleate                                                       U.S.P.
equivalent to timolol                                                  0.5% w\v
Benzalkonium Chloride Solution                                 I.P
equivalent to Benzalkonium Chloride                           0.01%
(as preservative)
Sterile aqueous base                                                 q.s.

Dosage form
Ophthalmic solution


Timolol is a nonselective beta-adrenergic antagonist. It blocks both beta1-beta2 adrenergic receptors. Timolol when instilled in the eye reduces elevated intra ocular pressure (IOP) Elevated intra ocular pressure is a major risk factor in the pathogenesis of glaucomatous visual field loss and optic nerve damage. The predominant mechanism of ocular hypotensive action of topical beta adrenergic blocking agents is likely due to a reduction in aqueous humor production.

Timanol is indicated in the treatment of elevated IOP in patients with ocular hypertension or open angle glaucoma.

1-2 drops in the affected eye(s) twice a day.

Timanol is contraindicated in patients with overt heart failure, cardiogenic shock, sinus bradycardia, second or third degree atrioventricular block, bronchial asthama or severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or hypersensitivity to any component of this formulation.

Warnings & Precautions
To avoid contamination do not touch tip of container to any surface. Replace cap after using. If you experience eye pain, changes in vision, continued redness or irritation of the eye, or if the conditions worsens or persists for more than 72 hours, discontinue use and consult a doctor. Keep this and all drugs out of reach of children.

Store in a cool dry place. Protect from light.

TIMANOL 0.25% / 0.5% is available in sterile plastic bottle of 5ml.                     << Back

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