What is Timolol eye drops?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Timolol GFS Timoptic Ocudose Timosan Show all

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Timolol is an ophthalmic agent and non-selective beta blocker. Eye drops are used for the treatment of elevated intraocular pressure such as glaucoma or ocular hypertension.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Glaucoma 12 0
Macular degeneration 1 0
Ocular hypertension 1 1
Prevent migraine 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Timolol eye drops

Side effect Patients Percentage
Blood pressure fluctuates 1
Flashbacks 1

Why patients stopped taking Timolol eye drops

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Course of treatment ended 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking Timolol eye drops

Duration

Currently taking Timolol eye drops

Duration Patients Percentage
1 - 2 years 1

Stopped taking Timolol eye drops

Duration Patients Percentage
1 - 6 months 1
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Timolol eye drops after stopping:

Treatment Patients Percentage
Brinzolamide/Brimonidine Tartrate (Simbrinza) 1
Latanoprost ophthalmic (Xalatan) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Timolol eye drops.