Timoptic XE is a prescription medication that is used to treat conditions that involve high pressure inside the eye such as open-angle glaucoma. Timoptic XE contains the beta-blocker medication timolol and works by reducing pressure inside the eye.
Make sure to always read the patient information and instructions before using this medication. Always follow your doctor’s directions.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist:
You should also know:
Common side effects of Timoptic XE include but are not limited to:
Get medical help if you have any of the following side effects of timolol maleate:
What should I do if I miss a dose of Timoptic XE?
If you miss a dose of Timoptic XE, you should use it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip your missed dose.
What else is Timoptic XE called?
Timoptic XE is also known as Timoptol LA internationally. Timoptol LA is the same brand name medication with a different name internationally and is not a generic alternative medication. Generic Timoptic XE is called timolol maleate-EX gel.