Iotim 0.5% Eye Drop

Medically reviewed by Dr. Naresh Dang | Written By Sonu Kumar Rao

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 11:13 am

Uses of Iotim 0.5% Eye Drop

Iotim 0.5% Eye Drop is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Glaucoma

Side effects of Iotim 0.5% Eye Drop

The most common side effects of Iotim 0.5% Eye Drop are – Fever, Headache, Insomnia, Sleep Disturbance, Chest Pain, Abdominal Pain, Constipation, Diarrhea,Nausea, Vomiting

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Iotim 0.5% Eye Drop

Do not use Iotim 0.5% Eye Drop if you are allergic to – Timolol

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Iotim 0.5% Eye Drop.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Iotim 0.5% Eye Drop works

Iotim 0.5% Eye Drop contains – Timolol

Timolol work by lowering the pressure in your eye. It is thought they do this by reducing the amount of fluid that you make that fills the front part of your eye (called aqueous humour). By reducing the amount of fluid produced, it reduces the pressure within your eye.

Dosage of Iotim 0.5% Eye Drop

The dosage of Iotim 0.5% Eye Drop depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Iotim 0.5% Eye Drop

If you forget to take a dose of Iotim 0.5% Eye Drop, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

Precautions & Warnings

Alcohol

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Pregnancy

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Breastfeeding

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Driving

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Kidney

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Liver

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Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.

Interaction

Drug :- Calcium channel blockers, cardiac glycosides, quinidine: May increase risk of adverse cardiac effects if large amounts of timolol are systemically absorbed.

Insulin , oral antidiabetic agents: May mask symptoms of hypoglycemia (such as tachycardia) as a result of beta blockade.

About Reviewer

Dr. Naresh Dang is an MD in Internal Medicine. He has special interest in the field of Diabetes, and has over two decades of professional experience in his chosen field of specialty. Dr. Dang is an expert in the managememnt of Diabetes, Hypertension and Lipids. He also provides consultation for Life Style Management.

About Reviewer

Sonu Kumar is a registered pharmacist with Bihar State Pharmacy Council with over 6 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.

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