Blocadren Oral Tablet 10Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Blocadren: Oral tablet (10mg)

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Blocadren 10mg Tab
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., a Subsidiary of Merck & Co., Inc.
Pill Identification: BLOCADREN  |  MSD 136
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Timolol 10mg Tab
Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: M 221 

What is this Medicine?

TIMOLOL (TYE moe lole) is a beta-blocker. Beta-blockers reduce the workload on the heart and help it to beat more regularly. This medicine is used to treat high blood pressure. It may also be helpful after a heart attack and is used to prevent migraine headaches.

In-Depth Information

Blocadren 10mg Tablet

NDC: 000060136
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Myocardial Infarction Prophylaxis, Migraine Prophylaxis, Hypertension, Reduction Of Cardiovascular Mortality

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Angina, Tremor

Blocadren 10mg Tablet
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Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., a Subsidiary of Merck & Co., Inc.
Pill Identification: BLOCADREN  |  MSD 136
Shape: round
Color: blue

Reported Side Effects for Blocadren 10mg Tablet

No White Blood Cells Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Bruises Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Weakness Incidence:
0.6-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Decreased Sexual Desire Incidence:
0.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Fainting Incidence:
0.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
0.6-8.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Breathing Difficulties Incidence:
0.6%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Chest Pain Incidence:
0.6%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Paresthesias Incidence:
0.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Balance Problems Incidence:
0.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Abnormal Heart Rhythm Incidence:
1.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Itching Incidence:
1.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Shortness Of Breath Incidence:
1.7%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Fluid In Lungs Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
2.3-6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Tired Incidence:
3.4-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Slow Heart Beat Incidence:
5.0-9.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Heart Failure Incidence:
8.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Blocadren 10mg Tablet

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Marijuana and Blocadren 10mg Tablet(Timolol Maleate)
Marijuana and Beta-blockers(Timolol Maleate)
Do not take Marijuana, Medical and Beta-Blockers (examples: Coreg, Metoprolol or Lopressor or Toprol, Nadolol or Corgard, Propranolol or Inderal) together without talking to your health care provider. Marijuana, Medical may decrease the effectiveness of Beta-Blockers. It is possible that Marijuana, Medical can cause high blood pressure, increased heart rate or other heart-related side effects in persons predisposed to these conditions, which may make the Beta-Blocker-type drug less effective at treating heart or blood pressure related problems.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Blocadren 10mg Tablet(Timolol Maleate)
Alcohol and Antihypertensives(Timolol Maleate)
Although an interaction is possible, Ethanol (alchohol) and Antihypertensive Agents (drugs used to reduce high blood pressure) may be used together. Ethanol or alchohol-containing beverages may increase the effects of Antihypertensive Agents on your blood pressure. If the blood pressure drops too low while taking Ethanol and Antihypertensive Agents, you may become dizzy or feel faint. To limit this interaction, avoid alcohol-containing beverages while taking medicines to lower your blood pressure. Do not stand or sit up too quickly. Contact your prescriber if you have dizziness which does not go away.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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