What is the generic name for timoptic?
The generic form of Timoptic is called timolol. The generic form of Lumigan is called bimatoprost. Brand-name medications usually cost more than generics.
What is timolol gel used for?
What is this medicine? TIMOLOL (TIM oh lol) is used in the eye to treat open-angle glaucoma and high pressure in the eye. This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.
What is the side effect of timolol?
Temporary blurred vision, temporary burning/stinging/itching/redness of the eye, watery eyes, dry eyes, feeling as if something is in the eye, or headache may occur. If any of these effects last or get worse, notify your doctor or pharmacist promptly.
What is the difference between timolol and timoptic XE?
Timolol maleate has a molecular weight of 432.50. It is a white, odorless, crystalline powder which is soluble in water, methanol, and alcohol. TIMOPTIC-XE Sterile Ophthalmic Gel Forming Solution is supplied as a sterile, isotonic, buffered, aqueous solution of timolol maleate in two dosage strengths.
How much does timoptic cost?
How much does Timoptic cost without insurance? At most pharmacies, the price of Timoptic will be $248.16 for uninsured patients. That same prescription, however, will only cost $0.99 using a SingleCare savings card.
Are timolol eye drops safe?
Timolol may cause heart failure in some patients. Check with your doctor right away if you are having chest pain or discomfort, dilated neck veins, extreme fatigue, irregular breathing, an irregular heartbeat, swelling of the face, fingers, feet, or lower legs, weight gain, or trouble breathing.
Does timolol affect your heart?
Ophthalmic timolol may cause serious adverse effects such as symptomatic bradycardia, various conduction disorders in the heart, orthostatic hypotension, syncope and falls.