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D01918

Timolol Eye Drops 0.25%w/v & 0.5%w/v
Timolol Maleate

this medicine immediately and contact your
doctor. A portable breathing monitor may be
helpful.
If you are unsure about how to use Timolol Eye
Drops talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
Taking other medicines
Timolol Eye Drops can affect or be affected
by other medicines you are using, including
other eye drops for the treatment of glaucoma.
Tell your doctor if you are using or intend to
use medicines to lower blood pressure, heart
medicine or medicines to treat diabetes. Please
tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking
or have recently taken any other medicines,
What is in this leaflet
1. What Timolol Eye Drops are and what they are including medicines obtained without a
prescription.
used for
You should consult your doctor if you are
2. Before using Timolol Eye Drops
taking one or more of the following medicines
3. How to use Timolol Eye Drops
or have recently stopped taking them:
4. Possible side effects
• adrenaline (epinephrine), a medicine used to
5. How to store Timolol Eye Drops
treat severe allergic reactions (anaphylaxis)
6. Contents of the pack and other information
and to restart the heart when it has stopped
• medicines used to treat an irregular
1. What Timolol Eye Drops are and
heartbeat such as flecainide
what they are used for
• medicines used to treat depression known as
The active ingredient in your eye drops is timolol
SSRIs, such as citalopram
maleate. This belongs to a group of medicines
• medicines used to treat high blood pressure
known as beta-blockers. Beta blockers reduce
and heart problems (calcium antagonists,
the pressure in the eye(s).
calcium channel blockers, calcium entry
Because Timolol Eye Drops can reduce pressure in
blockers, rauwolfia alkaloids and beta
the eye, they are used to treat conditions where
blockers) such as clonidine, nifedipine,
there is raised pressure in the eye(s). There are a
verapamil, diltiazem and digitoxin
number of these conditions, one example is a group • medicines known as catecholamine
of eye diseases that affect vision, called glaucoma.
depleting drugs such as reserpine, which is
used to treat high blood pressure and certain
Timolol Eye Drops Solution is available in two
mental disorders
strengths: a 0.25% w/v solution containing the
• insulin, a medicine used to treat diabetes
active ingredient timolol maleate equivalent
• quinidine (used to treat heart conditions and
to 2.5mg/ml timolol and a 0.5% w/v solution
some types of malaria).
containing timolol maleate equivalent to
• antidepressants known as fluoxetine and
5 mg/ml timolol.
paroxetine.
2. Before using Timolol Eye Drops
Pregnancy & breast-feeding
Do not use Timolol Eye Drops:
Do not use Timolol Eye Drops if you are
• if you are allergic to timolol maleate
pregnant unless your doctor considers it
beta-blockers or any of the other ingredients. necessary.
• if you are allergic to other beta-blocking
Do not use Timolol Eye Drops if you are breastagents, such as atenolol.
feeding. Timolol may get into your milk.
• if you have now or have had in the past
Ask your doctor for advice before taking any
respiratory problems such as asthma , or
medicine during breast-feeding.
severe chronic obstructive bronchitis. (Severe Important information about some of the
lung disease which may cause wheeziness,
ingredients of Timolol Eye Drops
difficulty in breathing and/or long-standing
This medicine contains benzalkonium chloride
cough).
as a preservative which may cause eye irritation
• if you have a slow heart beat, heart failure or
and discolour soft contact lenses.
disorders of heart rhythm, (irregular heart
Effects on the ability to drive and use
beats)
machines
• if you have heart disease (second and third
Your sight may become blurred or you may
degree AV block, or sinus bradycardia)
• if you have an inadequate circulation of blood become dizzy after using Timolol Eye Drops.
Do not drive or operate machinery until any
(cardiogenic shock).
dizziness stops and your eyesight becomes clear
Take special care with Timolol Eye Drops if:
Before you use this medicine, tell your doctor if 3. How to use Timolol Eye Drops
you have now or have had in the past:
• coronary heart disease (symptoms can include Always use Timolol Eye Drops exactly as your
doctor has told you. You should check with
chest pain or tightness, breathlessness or
your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
choking), heart failure, low blood pressure.
After using Timolol Eye Drops, press a
• disturbances of heart rate such as slow heart
finger into the corner of your eye, by
beat.
the nose for 3 - 5 minutes. This helps
• breathing problems, asthma or chronic
to stop Timolol getting into the rest
obstructive pulmonary disease
of the body.
• poor blood circulation disease (such as
Raynaud’s disease or Raynaud’s syndrome)
If you wear soft contact lenses they must be
• you have a condition called `angle closure
removed before treatment with Timolol Eye
glaucoma’ this medicine should be used with Drops.
another that will make your pupil smaller (a
Timolol Eye Drops are for external use only.
miotic)
• you wear soft contact lenses. These should be How much to use
Adults (including the elderly)
removed before treatment with Timolol Eye
Drops and not put back into your eyes until 15 The usual dose is one drop in the affected
eye(s) twice a day.
minutes after using your eye drops
Your doctor will change your dosage as
• diabetes as Timolol may mask signs and
necessary.
symptoms of low blood sugar
• overactivity of the thyroid gland as Timolol
Children and infants
may mask signs and symptoms
Before using Timolol a detailed medical
• you have a history of allergic reactions, as you check should be carried out. Your doctor will
may become more sensitive to the cause of
carefully decide on the risks and benefits when
the allergy.
considering treatment with Timolol.
Tell your doctor before you have an operation
For children, it is recommended to use the
that you are using Timolol Eye Drops as Timolol lowest strength available, discuss this with your
may change the effects of some medicines used doctor.
during anaesthesia.
Children and infants, especially newborns,
Children and Infants
should be closely observed for one to two hours
Timolol eye drops should be used with caution in after the first dose and careful monitoring for
young children and infants.
side effects should be carried out until surgery
is performed.
If your child coughs, wheezes, stops breathing
Continued overleaf
or has difficulty breathing you should stop using
Read all of this leaflet carefully before you
start to use Timolol Eye Drops. It contains
important information.
• Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it again.
• If you have any further questions, ask your
doctor or pharmacist.
• This medicine has been prescribed for you only.
Do not pass it on to others. It may harm them,
even if their symptoms are the same as yours.
• If any of the side effects get serious, or if you
notice any side effects not listed in this leaflet,
please tell your doctor or pharmacist.

• Signs and symptoms of eye irritation (e.g.
burning, stinging, itching, tearing, redness),
inflammation of the eyelid, inflammation in
the cornea, blurred vision and detachment of
the layer below the retina that contains blood
vessels following filtration surgery which may
cause visual disturbances, decreased corneal
sensitivity, dry eyes, corneal erosion (damage to
the front layer of the eyeball), drooping of the
upper eyelid (making the eye stay half closed),
double vision.
• Slow heart rate, chest pain, palpitations,
oedema (fluid build up), changes in the rhythm
or speed of the heartbeat, congestive heart
failure (heart disease with shortness of breath
and swelling of the feet and legs due to fluid
build up), a type of heart rhythm disorder, heart
attack, heart failure.
• Low blood pressure, Raynaud’s phenomenon,
cold hands and feet.
• Constriction of the airways in the lungs
(predominantly in patients with pre-existing
disease), difficulty breathing, cough.
• Taste disturbances, nausea, indigestion,
diarrhoea, dry mouth, abdominal pain,
vomiting.
• Hair loss, skin rash with white silvery coloured
appearance (psoriasiform rash) or worsening of
psoriasis, skin rash.
• Muscle pain not caused by exercise.
• Sexual dysfunction, decreased libido.
• Muscle weakness/tiredness.
• Sensitivity to light.
• Discharge from the eye.
• Pain in your eye.
• Ringing in your ears.
• Interference with the blood supply to the brain
which may lead to a stroke.
• Limping because there is a reduced blood
Timolol eye drops should only be used for a
supply to your legs.
short period of time in children and infants.
• Wheezing.
• In men: a condition which affects your penis
If you are unsure about how to use Timolol Eye
called Peyronie’s disease. The signs may be
Drops talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
abnormal curve, pain or hardening of the tissue
If you have taken more Timolol Eye Drops
of your penis.
than you should
• A condition called lupus (systemic lupus
If you are at all concerned that you have used or
erythematosus).
been given too much of this medicine please tell If any of the side effects gets serious, or if you
your doctor immediately.
notice any side effects not listed in this leaflet,
If you have swallowed or you suspect someone please tell your doctor or pharmacist.
else has swallowed any of this medicine
contact your doctor or go to the accident and
5. How to store Timolol Eye Drops
emergency department of your local hospital
Keep out of the reach and sight of children.
immediately. Take the container and this leaflet Make sure the container is properly closed after
with you if possible, even if empty.
each use.
If you missed a dose of Timolol Eye Drops
Do not use this medicine after the expiry date
If you miss a dose of Timolol Eye Drops use them which is printed on the label. Once you have
as soon as you remember, unless it is nearly
opened the bottle it should be thrown away
time for the next dose, then carry on using it as after 4 weeks.
before. Do not use a double dose to make up for Store Timolol Eye Drops in their original
one you have missed.
container away from direct light. Store below
30°C.
If you stop using Timolol Eye Drops
You should keep using Timolol Eye Drops for as Medicines should not be disposed of via
wastewater or household waste. Ask your
long as your doctor has asked. Your treatment
is helping your condition, even if you have not pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no
longer required. These measures will help to
noticed a difference in how you feel.
protect the environment.
Should you need to stop your treatment, your
doctor will advise you how to do this.
Instructions for use
1. Before opening a new bottle of ‘Timolol Eye
Drops’ please check that the safety strip on the
bottom of the outer cap is unbroken.
2. Twist the outer cap to break the seal.
3. Wash your hands well before use.
4. Remove the outer cap. If you are putting in the
eye drops yourself you should use a mirror.
5. Tilt your head back and look up at the ceiling.
6. Pull the lower lid of the eye out to form a small
pocket between your eyelid and your eye.
7. Hold the container between the thumb and
middle finger of the other hand, turn the
bottle upside down near to the eye, try not to
touch the eye with the nozzle.
8. Apply enough pressure to the bottle to release
one to two drops, as directed by your doctor.
9. Immediately after putting in the drop place
your finger into the corner of your eye and
press down for 3-5minutes. This is very
important as it stops the Timolol Eye Drops
being absorbed into the body which could
cause serious side effects.
10. Blink the eye a few times.
11. Repeat steps 5-10 for the other eye if you
have been told to use Timolol Eye Drops in
both eyes.
12. Replace the outer cap on the bottle, trying
not to touch the applicator tip with anything,
including the eye or your fingers.
13. Wash your hands.
Children and Infants
Only one drop of Timolol Eye Drops should be
used at each time.
You should keep your child’s eye closed for as
long as possible (about 3-5 minutes) and apply
pressure to the corner of their eye to prevent
Timolol eye drops spreading throughout the body.

4. Possible side effects

6. Contents of the pack and other
information

What Timolol Eye Drops contain
The active substance is Timolol Maleate
equivalent to 5mg/ml timolol (0.5%w/v or
2.5mg/ml timolol (0.25%w/v). The other
ingredients are potassium dihydrogen
phosphate, disodium hydrogen phosphate,
benzalkonium chloride and purified water.
Like other medicines applied into the eyes,
What Timolol Eye Drops look like and the
Timolol is absorbed into the blood. This
contents of the pack
may cause similar side effects as seen with
Timolol Eye Drops are a clear, colourless solution
‘intravenous’ and /or ‘oral’ as applicable betablocking agents. Incidence of side effects after supplied in a plastic bottle with a tamper proof
ophthalmic administration is lower than when cap.
medicines are, for example, taken by mouth or Each bottle contains 5ml of sterile solution.
injected. Listed side effects include reactions
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seen within the class of beta-blockers when
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• Generalized allergic reactions including
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in areas such as the face and limbs, and can
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sudden life-threatening allergic reaction.
• Low blood glucose levels.
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• Difficulty sleeping (insomnia), depression,
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nightmares, memory loss.
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• Fainting, stroke, reduced blood supply to the
This leaflet was last updated April 2013
brain, increases in signs and symptoms of
myasthenia gravis (muscle disorder), dizziness,
unusual sensations (like pins and needles), and
headache.
Like all medicines Timolol Eye Drops may cause
side effects, although not everybody gets them.
You can usually carry on taking the drops, unless
the effects are serious. If you’re worried, talk to a
doctor or pharmacist. Do not stop using Timolol
Eye Drops without speaking to your doctor.

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Timolol Eye Drops 0.25%w/v & 0.5%w/v
Timolol Maleate

Read all of this leaflet carefully before
you start to use Timolol Eye Drops. It
contains important information.
• Keep this leaflet. You may need to
read it again.
• If you have any further questions, ask
your doctor or pharmacist.
• This medicine has been prescribed for
you. Do not pass it on to others. It may
harm them, even if their symptoms
are the same as yours.
• If any of the side effects get serious, or
if you notice any side effects not listed
in this leaflet, please tell your doctor
or pharmacist.

In this leaflet:
1. What Timolol Eye Drops are and what
they are used for
2. Before using Timolol Eye Drops
3. How to use Timolol Eye Drops
4. Possible side effects
5. How to store Timolol Eye Drops
6. Further information

1. What Timolol Eye Drops are
and what they are used for
The active ingredient in your eye drops is
timolol maleate. This belongs to a group
of medicines known as beta-blockers. Beta
blockers reduce the pressure in the eye(s).
Because Timolol Eye Drops can reduce
pressure in the eye, they are used to treat
conditions where there is raised pressure
in the eye(s). There are a number of these
conditions, one example is a group of
eye diseases that affect vision, called
glaucoma.
Timolol Eye Drops Solution is available
in two strengths: a 0.25% w/v solution
containing the active ingredient timolol
maleate equivalent to 2.5mg/ml timolol
and a 0.5% w/v solution containing timolol
maleate equivalent to 5 mg/ml timolol.

2. Before using Timolol Eye
Drops
Do not use Timolol Eye Drops if:
• you are allergic (hypersensitive) to
timolol maleate or to any of the other
ingredients, which are listed in section 6
of this leaflet.
• you are allergic to other beta-blocking
agents, such as atenolol .
• if you have now or have had in the past
respiratory problems such as asthma ,
or severe chronic obstructive bronchitis.
(Severe lung disease which may cause
wheeziness, difficulty in
breathing and/or long-standing cough).
• if you have a slow heart beat, heart
failure or disorders of heart rhythm,
(irregular heart beats)
• you have heart disease (second and third
degree AV block, or sinus bradycardia)
• you have an inadequate circulation of
blood (cardiogenic shock)
Take special care with Timolol Eye Drops
if:
Before you use this medicine, tell your
doctor if you have now or have had in the
past:
• coronary heart disease (symptoms
can include chest pain or tightness,
breathlessness or choking), heart failure,
low blood pressure.
• disturbances of heart rate such as slow
heart beat.
• breathing problems, asthma or chronic
obstructive pulmonary disease
• poor blood circulation disease (such
as Raynaud’s disease or Raynaud’s
syndrome)
• you have a condition called ‘angle
closure glaucoma’ this medicine should
be used with another that will make
your pupil smaller (a miotic)
• you wear soft contact lenses. These
should be removed before treatment
with Timolol Eye Drops and not put back
into your eyes until 15 minutes after
using your eye drops.
• diabetes as Timolol may mask signs and
symptoms of low blood sugar
• overactivity of the thyroid gland as
Timolol may mask signs and symptoms
• you have a history of allergic reactions, as
you may become more sensitive to the
cause of the allergy
Tell your doctor before you have an
operation that you are using Timolol Eye
Drops as Timolol may change the effects of
some medicines used during anaesthesia.
Children and Infants
Timolol eye drops should be used with
caution in young children and infants.
If your child coughs, wheezes, stops
breathing or has difficulty breathing
you should stop using this medicine
immediately and contact your doctor.

A portable breathing monitor may be
helpful.
If you are unsure about how to use
Timolol Eye Drops talk to your doctor or
pharmacist.
Taking other medicines
Timolol Eye Drops can affect or be
affected by other medicines you are
using, including other eye drops for the
treatment of glaucoma.
Tell your doctor if you are using or intend
to use medicines to lower blood pressure,
heart medicine or medicines to treat
diabetes.
Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if
you are taking or have recently taken
any other medicines, including those
obtained without prescription.
You should consult your doctor if you
are taking one or more of the following
medicines or have recently stopped
taking them
• adrenaline (epinephrine), a medicine
used to treat severe allergic reactions
(anaphylaxis) and to restart the heart
when it has stopped
• medicines used to treat an irregular
heartbeat such as flecainide
• medicines used to treat depression
known as SSRIs, such as citalopram
• medicines used to treat high blood
pressure and heart problems (calcium
antagonists, calcium channel blockers,
calcium entry blockers, rauwolfia
alkaloids and beta blockers) such
as clonidine, nifedipine, verapamil,
diltiazem and digitoxin
• medicines known as catecholamine
depleting drugs such as reserpine,
which is used to treat high blood
pressure and certain mental disorders
• insulin, a medicine used to treat
diabetes
• quinidine (used to treat heart
conditions and some types of malaria).
• antidepressants known as fluoxetine
and paroxetine.
Pregnancy & breast-feeding
Do not use Timolol Eye Drops if you are
pregnant unless your doctor considers it
necessary.
Do not use Timolol Eye Drops if you are
breastfeeding. Timolol may get into your
milk.
Ask your doctor for advice before taking
any medicine during breast-feeding.
Important information about some of
the ingredients of Timolol Eye Drops
This medicine contains benzalkonium
chloride as a preservative which may
cause eye irritation and discolour soft
contact lenses.
Effects on the ability to drive and use
machines
Your sight may become blurred or you
may become dizzy after using Timolol Eye
Drops. Do not drive or operate machinery
until any dizziness stops and your
eyesight becomes clear.

3. How to use Timolol Eye
Drops
Always use Timolol Eye Drops exactly
as your doctor has told you. You should
check with your doctor or pharmacist if
you are not sure.
After using Timolol Eye Drops, press a
finger into the corner of your eye, by
the nose for 3 - 5 minutes. This helps
to stop Timolol getting into the rest
of the body.
If you wear soft contact lenses they
must be removed before treatment with
Timolol Eye Drops.
Timolol Eye Drops are for external use
only.
How much to use
Adults (including the elderly)
The usual dose is one drop in the affected
eye(s) twice a day.
Your doctor will change your dosage as
necessary.
Children and infants
Before using Timolol a detailed medical
check should be carried out. Your doctor
will carefully decide on the risks and
benefits when considering treatment
with Timolol.
For children, it is recommended to use the
lowest strength available, discuss this with
your doctor.
Children and infants, especially newborns,
should be closely observed for one to
two hours after the first dose and careful
monitoring for side effects should be
carried out until surgery is performed.
Continued overleaf

Instructions for use
1. Before opening a new bottle of
‘Timolol Eye Drops’, please check that
the safety strip on the bottom of the
outer cap is unbroken.
2. Twist the outer cap to break the seal.
3. Wash your hands well before use.
4. Remove the outer cap. If you are
putting in the eye drops yourself you
should use a mirror.
5. Tilt your head back and look up at the
ceiling.
6. Pull the lower lid of the
eye out to form a small
pocket between your
eyelid and your eye.
7. Hold the container
between the thumb and middle finger
of the other hand, turn the bottle
upside down near to the eye, try not to
touch the eye with the nozzle.
8. Apply enough pressure to the bottle to
release one to two drops, as directed
by your doctor.
9. Immediately after putting in the drop
place your finger into the corner
of your eye and press down for
3-5minutes. This is very important as
it stops the Timolol Eye Drops being
absorbed into the body which could
cause serious side effects.
10. Blink the eye a few times.
11. Repeat steps 5-10 for the other eye if
you have been told to use Timolol Eye
Drops in both eyes.
12. Replace the outer cap on the bottle,
trying not to touch the applicator tip
with anything, including the eye or
your fingers.
13. Wash your hands.
Children and Infants
Only one drop of Timolol Eye Drops should
be used at each time.
You should keep your child’s eye closed
for as long as possible (about 3-5 minutes)
and apply pressure to the corner of
their eye to prevent Timolol eye drops
spreading throughout the body.
Timolol eye drops should only be used
for a short period of time in children and
infants.
If you are unsure about how to use
Timolol Eye Drops talk to your doctor or
pharmacist.
If you have taken more Timolol Eye
Drops than you should
If you are at all concerned that you
have used or been given too much of
this medicine please tell your doctor
immediately.
If you have swallowed or you suspect
someone else has swallowed any of this
medicine contact your doctor or go to
the accident and emergency department
of your local hospital immediately. Take
the container and this leaflet with you if
possible, even if empty.
If you missed a dose of Timolol Eye
Drops
If you miss a dose of Timolol Eye Drops use
them as soon as you remember, unless it
is nearly time for the next dose, then carry
on using it as before. Do not use a double
dose to make up for one you have missed.
If you stop using Timolol Eye Drops
You should keep using Timolol Eye Drops
for as long as your doctor has asked. Your
treatment is helping your condition, even
if you have not noticed a difference in how
you feel.
Should you need to stop your treatment,
your doctor will advise you how to do this.

4. Possible side effects
Like all medicines Timolol Eye Drops may
cause side effects, although not everybody
gets them. You can usually carry on taking
the drops, unless the effects are serious.
If you’re worried, talk to a doctor or
pharmacist. Do not stop using Timolol Eye
Drops without speaking to your doctor.
Like other medicines applied into the eyes,
Timolol is absorbed into the blood. This
may cause similar side effects as seen with
‘intravenous’ and /or ‘oral’ as applicable
betablocking agents. Incidence of side
effects after ophthalmic administration
is lower than when medicines are, for
example, taken by mouth or injected.
Listed side effects include reactions seen
within the class of beta-blockers when
used for treating eye conditions:
• Generalized allergic reactions including
swelling beneath the skin (that can
occur in areas such as the face and
limbs, and can obstruct the airway
which may cause difficulty swallowing
or breathing), hives (or itchy rash),
localized and generalized rash, itchiness,
severe sudden life-threatening allergic
reaction.
• Low blood glucose levels.
• Difficulty sleeping (insomnia),
depression, nightmares, memory loss.
• Fainting, stroke, reduced blood supply
to the brain, increases in signs and
symptoms of myasthenia gravis (muscle
disorder), dizziness, unusual sensations
(like pins and needles), and headache.

• Signs and symptoms of eye irritation
(e.g. burning, stinging, itching, tearing,
redness), inflammation of the eyelid,
inflammation in the cornea, blurred
vision and detachment of the layer
below the retina that contains blood
vessels following filtration surgery
which may cause visual disturbances,
decreased corneal sensitivity, dry eyes,
corneal erosion (damage to the front
layer of the eyeball), drooping of the
upper eyelid (making the eye stay half
closed), double vision.
• Slow heart rate, chest pain, palpitations,
oedema (fluid build up), changes in
the rhythm or speed of the heartbeat,
congestive heart failure (heart disease
with shortness of breath and swelling of
the feet and legs due to fluid build up),
a type of heart rhythm disorder, heart
attack, heart failure.
• Low blood pressure, Raynaud’s
phenomenon, cold hands and feet.
• Constriction of the airways in the lungs
(predominantly in patients with preexisting disease), difficulty breathing,
cough.
• Taste disturbances, nausea, indigestion,
diarrhoea, dry mouth, abdominal pain,
vomiting.
• Hair loss, skin rash with white silvery
coloured appearance (psoriasiform rash)
or worsening of psoriasis, skin rash.
• Muscle pain not caused by exercise.
• Sexual dysfunction, decreased libido.
• Muscle weakness/tiredness.
• Sensitivity to light.
• Discharge from the eye.
• Pain in your eye.
• Ringing in your ears.
• Interference with the blood supply to
the brain which may lead to a stroke.
• Limping because there is a reduced
blood supply to your legs.
• Wheezing.
• In men: a condition which affects your
penis called Peyronie’s disease. The
signs may be abnormal curve, pain or
hardening of the tissue of your penis.
• A condition called lupus (systemic lupus
erythematosus)
If any of the side effects gets serious, or
if you notice any side effects not listed
in this leaflet, please tell your doctor or
pharmacist.

5. Storing Timolol Eye Drops
Keep out of the reach and sight of
children.
Make sure the container is properly closed
after each use.
Do not use this medicine after the expiry
date
which is printed on the label. Once you
have
opened the bottle it should be thrown
away
after 4 weeks.
Store Timolol Eye Drops in their original
container away from direct light.
Store below 30°C.
Medicines should not be disposed of via
wastewater or household waste. Ask your
pharmacist how to dispose of medicines
no longer required. These measures will
help to protect the environment.

6. Further information
What Timolol Eye Drops contain
The active substance is Timolol Maleate
equivalent to 5mg/ml timolol (0.5%w/v)
or 2.5mg/ml timolol (0.25%w/v). The other
ingredients are potassium dihydrogen
phosphate, disodium hydrogen
phosphate, benzalkonium chloride and
purified water.
What Timolol Eye Drops look like and
the contents of the pack
Timolol Eye Drops are a clear, colourless
solution supplied in a plastic bottle with
a tamper proof cap. Each bottle contains
5ml of sterile solution.
Marketing Authorisation Holder
Martindale Pharmaceuticals Ltd.,
Bampton Road, Romford,
Essex RM3 8UG, UK.
Manufacturer
Tubilux Pharma S.p.A.,
Via Costarica 20/22 00040
Pomezia (RM) ITALY
If you would like any more information, or
would like the leaflet in a different format,
please contact Medical Information at the
above address.
Product licence numbers:
Timolol Eye Drops 0.25 %w/v
PL 0156/0032
Timolol Eye Drops 0.5 %w/v
PL 0156/0033
This leaflet was last updated June 2014

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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