Timolol Maleate Ophthalmic Drops, Solution 0.25pct Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Timolol Maleate: Ophthalmic drops, solution (0.25%)

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Timolol Mal 0.25% Ophth Soln
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Timolol Mal 0.25% Ophth Soln

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Timolol Maleate: Ophthalmic drops, solution(0.25%)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Timolol Maleate 0.25% Ophthalmic Solution

NDC: 605050597
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Glaucoma, Ocular Hypertension

Storage Information
Protect from light
Protect from freezing
Store at 77 degrees F; excursions permitted to 59-86 degrees F
Timolol Maleate 0.25% Ophthalmic Solution

Reported Side Effects for Timolol Maleate 0.25% Ophthalmic Solution

No White Blood Cells Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Bruises Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
0.6-8.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Balance Problems Incidence:
0.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Paresthesias Incidence:
0.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Fainting Incidence:
0.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Decreased Sexual Desire Incidence:
0.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Breathing Difficulties Incidence:
0.6%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Weakness Incidence:
0.6-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Chest Pain Incidence:
0.6%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Itchy Eyes Incidence:
1.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Eye Drainage Incidence:
1.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Eye Pain Incidence:
1.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Conjunctivitis Incidence:
1.0-5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Foreign Body Sensation Incidence:
1.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Secretion Of Tears Incidence:
1.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Itching Incidence:
1.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Abnormal Heart Rhythm Incidence:
1.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
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
Eye Irritation Incidence:
12.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Blurred Vision Incidence:
33.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
*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 Timolol Maleate 0.25% Ophthalmic Solution

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 Timolol Maleate 0.25% Ophthalmic Solution(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 Timolol Maleate 0.25% Ophthalmic Solution(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

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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