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Timoptic Warnings and Precautions

Who Should Not Use Timoptic?

You should not use Timoptic if you:
  • Are allergic to Timoptic, timolol maleate, or any of the inactive components used to make Timoptic. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.
  • Have asthma or a history of asthma.
  • Have severe COPD.
  • Have a very low heart rate (severe bradycardia).
  • Have severe heart failure.
  • Have second or third degree heart block (a problem with electrical signal conduction in the heart).
  • Have cardiogenic shock (an emergency heart problem).

Precautions and Warnings With Timoptic: Final Thoughts

There are a number of situations in which Timoptic should not be used, as well as several precautions and warnings people should be aware of before starting the medication. However, it is possible that not all of the warnings or precautions were discussed in this article. Therefore, talk with your healthcare provider about the specific issues that may apply to you.
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