Select therapeutic use:

CHF and arrhythmias:

Indications for Timolol:

In stabilized patients after MI, to reduce mortality and risk of reinfarction.

Adult Dosage:

10mg twice daily.

Children Dosage:

Not recommended.

Timolol Contraindications:

Asthma. Severe COPD. Sinus bradycardia. 2nd- or 3rd-degree AV block. Overt heart failure. Cardiogenic shock.

Timolol Warnings/Precautions:

CHF. Ischemic heart disease. Bronchospastic disease, COPD. Renal or hepatic dysfunction. Diabetes. Hyperthyroidism. Cerebrovascular insufficiency. Surgery. SLE. Avoid abrupt cessation. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers: not recommended.

Timolol Classification:

Beta-blocker.

Timolol Interactions:

Hypotension, bradycardia with catecholamine-depleting drugs. May increase cardiac effects of calcium channel blockers, digitalis. May be potentiated by quinidine. Increased rebound hypertension with clonidine withdrawal. Antagonized by NSAIDs. Adjust antidiabetic medications. May interfere with glaucoma screening tests. May block epinephrine.

Adverse Reactions:

Cardiac failure, bronchospasm, asthenia, bradycardia, dizziness, arrhythmia, heart block, dyspnea, muscle weakness, cold extremities, decreased libido, chest pain, syncope, pruritus.

Note:

Formerly known under the brand name Blocadren.

How Supplied:

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Pricing for Timolol

5ml of 0.5% eye dropper (Qty: 1)
Appx. price $8
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Hypertension:

Indications for Timolol:

Hypertension.

Adult Dosage:

Initially 10mg twice daily. Increase weekly if needed. Usual maintenance: 20–40mg/day; max 60mg/day in 2 divided doses.

Children Dosage:

Not recommended.

Timolol Contraindications:

Asthma. Severe COPD. Sinus bradycardia. 2nd- or 3rd-degree AV block. Overt heart failure. Cardiogenic shock.

Timolol Warnings/Precautions:

CHF. Ischemic heart disease. Bronchospastic disease, COPD. Renal or hepatic dysfunction. Diabetes. Hyperthyroidism. Cerebrovascular insufficiency. Surgery. SLE. Avoid abrupt cessation. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers: not recommended.

Timolol Classification:

Noncardioselective beta-blocker.

Timolol Interactions:

Hypotension, bradycardia with catecholamine-depleting drugs. May increase cardiac effects of calcium channel blockers, digitalis. May be potentiated by quinidine. Increased rebound hypertension with clonidine withdrawal. Antagonized by NSAIDs. Adjust antidiabetic medications. May interfere with glaucoma screening tests. May block epinephrine.

Adverse Reactions:

Cardiac failure, bronchospasm, asthenia, bradycardia, dizziness, arrhythmia, heart block, dyspnea, muscle weakness, cold extremities, decreased libido, chest pain, syncope, pruritus.

Note:

Formerly known under the brand name Blocadren.

How Supplied:

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Pricing for Timolol

5ml of 0.5% eye dropper (Qty: 1)
Appx. price $8
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Migraine and headache:

Indications for Timolol:

Migraine prophylaxis.

Adult Dosage:

Initially 10mg twice daily. Increase weekly if needed; max 30mg daily in 2 divided doses. Evaluate at 6–8 wks.

Children Dosage:

Not recommended.

Timolol Contraindications:

Asthma. Severe COPD. Sinus bradycardia. 2nd- or 3rd-degree AV block. Overt heart failure. Cardiogenic shock.

Timolol Warnings/Precautions:

CHF. Ischemic heart disease. Bronchospastic disease, COPD. Renal or hepatic dysfunction. Diabetes. Hyperthyroidism. Cerebrovascular insufficiency. Surgery. SLE. Avoid abrupt cessation. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers: not recommended.

Timolol Classification:

Noncardioselective beta-blocker.

Timolol Interactions:

Hypotension, bradycardia with catecholamine-depleting drugs. May increase cardiac effects of calcium channel blockers, digitalis. May be potentiated by quinidine. Increased rebound hypertension with clonidine withdrawal. Antagonized by NSAIDs. Adjust antidiabetic medications. May interfere with glaucoma screening tests. May block epinephrine.

Adverse Reactions:

Cardiac failure, bronchospasm, asthenia, bradycardia, dizziness, arrhythmia, heart block, dyspnea, muscle weakness, cold extremities, depression, decreased libido, chest pain, syncope, pruritus.

Note:

Formerly known under the brand name Blocadren.

How Supplied:

Contact supplier

Pricing for Timolol

5ml of 0.5% eye dropper (Qty: 1)
Appx. price $8
GoodRx