Timolol Maleate Ophthalmic Solution is used to treat open-angle glaucoma and glaucoma caused by another disease of the eye secondary glaucomaAdd this item to your cart:
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* Easy administration by dropper bottle
* Relieves the pressure in your pet's eye
Dosage and Administration:
* Follow the instructions on the prescription label. If you do not understand these directions speak to your pharmacist or veterinarian.
* Wash your hands before applying the eye drops to your pet.
* Do not allow the dropper tip to touch any surface, including the eyes or hands. The dropper opening is sterile. If it becomes contaminated, it could cause an infection in the eye.
* If your pet requires surgery of any type, tell the veterinary surgeon that your pet is using timolol ophthalmic.
* Store the drops at room temperature away from moisture and heat.
* Keep the bottle tightly closed when not in use.
* The dropper opening is sterile, so don&rsquot touch it to any surface, including eyes or hands. If it becomes contaminated, it may cause an infection in the eye
* Timolol ophthalmic is not FDA approved for use in veterinary medicine however, it is a commonly accepted practice to use this medication in dogs and cats.
* Do not use any other eye medication on your pet unless the veterinarian has to told you to do so. If your veterinarian tells you to use another eye drop, use it at least 10 minutes before or after using timolol ophthalmic. Do not use other eye drops at the same time.
* Do not use this medication if your pet is allergic to timolol Blocadren, Betimol, Isatol, Timoptic, or if your pet has asthma or severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease COPD, heart conditions such as AV block, or severe or uncontrolled congestive heart failure.
* Before using this medication, tell your veterinarian if your pet is allergic to any medications or if your pet has a history of breathing problems, heart disease or congestive heart failure, diabetes, circulation problems, thyroid disorder, kidney disease or liver disease.
* Tell your veterinarian if your pet is pregnant or lactating or if you plan to breed your pet.
* Tell your veterinarian if your pet is using any of the following medications clonidine, quinidine, reserpine, Lanoxin digoxin, Diamox acetazolamide, Neptazane methazolamide, a beta-blocker acebutolol, atenolol, metoprolol, propranolol, sotalol, timolol, a calcium channel blocker amlodipine, diltiazem, nifedipine, verapamil, or antidepressants fluoxetine, paroxetine.
* There may be other drugs not listed in this guide that may affecttimolol ophthalmic.
* Tell your veterinarian about all prescription and non-prescription OTC medications, including vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other veterinarians. Do not start using a new medication without telling your veterinarian.
Signs of Overdose:
Symptoms of overdose may include dizziness, shortness of breath, headache, slow heart beat, chest pain, or fainting.
Possible Side Effects
* Timolol ophthalmic can cause blurred vision
* Seek emergency veterinary medical attention if your pet experiences any signs of an allergic reaction hives difficulty breathing swelling of the face, lips, tongue, or throat.
* Stop using the medication and call your veterinarian at once if any of the following serious side effects occur swelling or redness of the eyelids eye rednes, discomfort, or sensitivity to light crusting or oozing of the eyes or eyelids depression, confusion, unusual behavior wheezing, gasping, or other breathing problems rapid weight gain shortness of breath.
* Continue using the medication and talk to your veterinarian if your pet has any of these less serious side effect blurred vision or drooping eyelid headache, weakness, drowsiness dry mouth nausea, diarrhea, loss of appetite, upset stomach skin rash sleep problems cough.
* Side effects other than those listed may also occur. Talk to your veterinarian about any side effect that seems unusual or that is especially bothersome to your pet.