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What are some of the side effects of timolol eye drops?
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Heart, lung
Timolol is an effective anti-glaucoma drops.
There is some systemic absorption of the agent termed a 'beta-blocking' agent. It can change the heart rhythm usually by capping the rate in exercise and it can increase the chance of asthma in the susceptible. If these symptoms occur, see your ophthalmologist for alternative treatments.

In brief: Heart, lung
Timolol is an effective anti-glaucoma drops.
There is some systemic absorption of the agent termed a 'beta-blocking' agent. It can change the heart rhythm usually by capping the rate in exercise and it can increase the chance of asthma in the susceptible. If these symptoms occur, see your ophthalmologist for alternative treatments.
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