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What is the precautions for use of timoptic (timolol)?

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Dr. Netan Choudhry
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In brief: Key Side-Effects

Timoptic (timolol) is one of the best tolerated anti-glaucoma medications.
It's side effects include: red eye, heart-block (in patients with arrhythmia), aggravation of asthma, glucose intolerance (in diabetics), and finally in patients with hyperthyroidism, the drop can exacerbate withdrawal symptoms (palpitations, sweating, etc).

In brief: Key Side-Effects

Timoptic (timolol) is one of the best tolerated anti-glaucoma medications.
It's side effects include: red eye, heart-block (in patients with arrhythmia), aggravation of asthma, glucose intolerance (in diabetics), and finally in patients with hyperthyroidism, the drop can exacerbate withdrawal symptoms (palpitations, sweating, etc).
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