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Betimol is a prescription medication approved for reducing eye pressure in people with high eye pressure or open angle glaucoma. It comes in the form of an eye drop that is applied to the affected eye once or twice daily. This medicine belongs to a drug class called beta blockers, which work to lower eye pressure by decreasing the amount of fluid produced by the eye.
- This medication comes in the form of an eye drop. It is applied to the affected eye(s) once or twice a day.
- In order to prevent contamination of the drops, do not touch the tip of the dropper to any surface, including the surface of the eye.
- If you wear soft contact lenses, you must remove them before using Betimol. Wait at least five minutes before reinserting them.
- If you take any other eye medications, make sure to separate Betimol and other eye medications by at least five minutes.
- For the medication to work properly, it must be taken as directed.