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Timolol Maleate Ophthalmic

Glaucoma treatment, Beta adrenergic blocker, Topical ophthalmic, Eye drop

Brand Names

Timoptic®

Drug Information

Pharmacology

Decreases aqueous humor production.

May also cause slight miosis in dogs and cats.

Contraindications

General
  • Use with caution in patients with congestive heart failure or bronchoconstrictive disease.

Adverse Effects

General
  • Topical irritation is possible.

Comments

It only slightly reduces the intraocular pressure and so therefore is not effective in acute congestive glaucoma.

Available Forms

Human
  • 0.25% and 0.5% ophthalmic solution in 2.5, 5, 10 and 15 mL bottles; Timoptic ®, generic.
Veterinary – General
  • None

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