timolol


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timolol

 [ti´mo-lol]
a beta-adrenergic blocking agent; the maleate salt or the hemihydrate is used topically to lower intraocular pressure in glaucoma and ocular hypertension, and the maleate salt is used orally to reduce the long-term risk of mortality and reinfarction after the acute phase of a myocardial infarction, as an antihypertensive agent, and in the prevention of migraine.

timolol

/ti·mo·lol/ (ti´mo-lol) a nonselective beta-adrenergic blocking agent used as the maleate salt in the treatment of hypertension, the treatment and prophylaxis of recurrent myocardial infarction and the prophylaxis of migraine; also used as the hemihydrate or the maleate salt in the treatment of glaucoma and ocular hypertension.

timolol

(tī′mō-lōl′)
n.
A beta-blocker drug, C13H24N4O3S, used in its maleate form to treat hypertension and glaucoma, and to prevent recurrence after myocardial infarction.

timolol

A non-cardioselective beta-blocker drug used to treat high blood pressure (HYPERTENSION), ANGINA PECTORIS, MIGRAINE and, in the form of eye drops, to treat GLAUCOMA. The drug is on the WHO official list. Brand names are Timoptol LA, Betim and Nyogel.

timolol

a β-adrenergic blocking agent with antihypertensive and antiarrhythmic properties. Also used to decrease aqueous production in the management of glaucoma.
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Any possible side effect of timolol on the newborn's respiration and cardiovascular system was prevented by replacing the timolol/dorzolamide combination drop with dorzolamide in the ninth month.
A USP method for timolol maleate ophthalmic solution was run on both the HPLC and UHPLC systems without changing the designated method parameters.
When applied to the nanodiamond-embedded lenses, timolol is released when it comes into contact with lysozyme, an enzyme that is abundant in tears.
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