Timoptic-Xe Ophthalmic Gel Forming Solution 0.25pct Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Timoptic-XE: Ophthalmic gel forming solution (0.25%)

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Timoptic-XE 0.25% Ophth Soln

What is this Medicine?

TIMOLOL (TIM oh lol) is used in the eye to treat open-angle glaucoma and high pressure in the eye.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Timoptic-XE: Ophthalmic gel forming 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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Timoptic-XE 0.25% Ophthalmic Gel Forming Solution

NDC: 250100810
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Ocular Hypertension, Glaucoma

Storage Information
Protect from light
Store at room temperature (between 59 to 86 degrees F)
Protect from freezing
Timoptic-XE 0.25% Ophthalmic Gel Forming Solution

Reported Side Effects for Timoptic-XE 0.25% Ophthalmic Gel Forming Solution

No White Blood Cells Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Bruises Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Decreased Sexual Desire Incidence:
0.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Paresthesias Incidence:
0.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Chest Pain Incidence:
0.6%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Breathing Difficulties Incidence:
0.6%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Weakness Incidence:
0.6-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Fainting Incidence:
0.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Balance Problems Incidence:
0.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
0.6-8.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Eye Drainage Incidence:
1.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
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
Conjunctivitis Incidence:
1.0-5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Eye Pain Incidence:
1.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Itchy Eyes Incidence:
1.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
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 Timoptic-XE 0.25% Ophthalmic Gel Forming 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 Timoptic-XE 0.25% Ophthalmic Gel Forming 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.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
First Trimester

Class 3 - Risk Documented in Animals

Second Trimester

Class 3 - Risk Documented in Animals

Third Trimester

Class 3 - Risk Documented in Animals

Lactation

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


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