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A beta-blocker drug, C13H24N4O3S, used in its maleate form to treat hypertension and glaucoma, and to prevent recurrence after myocardial infarction.

[t(h)i- + blend of mo(rpho)l(ine), one of its chemical constituents (blend of morphine -ol) and (propran)olol.]
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(Medicine) a relaxant medicine used to reduce blood pressure
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(ˈtɪm əˌlɔl, -ˌlɒl)

a beta blocker, C13H24N4O3S, used in the treatment of angina, hypertension, and glaucoma.
[1972; orig. uncertain; perhaps t (h) i- + m (ethyl) + -ol1 + -ol1]
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Noun1.timolol - a beta blocker (trade name Blocadren) administered after heart attacks
beta blocker, beta-adrenergic blocker, beta-adrenergic blocking agent, beta-blocking agent - any of various drugs used in treating hypertension or arrhythmia; decreases force and rate of heart contractions by blocking beta-adrenergic receptors of the autonomic nervous system
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n timolol m
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Four of the five beta-adrenergic blockers have no human eye data: betaxolol (Betoptic), carteolol (Ocupress), levobunolol (Betagan), and metipranolol, but there are two case reports for timolol (Betimol, Istalol, Timoptic, Timoptic-XE) showing no fetal harm in one newborn and growth restriction in the other.
The company added that ISTAa[euro](tm)s four prescription products, Bromday, Bepreve, Istalol, and Vitrase, will complement its existing prescription ophthalmology products, including Lotemax and Besivance, and branded over the counter (OTC) eye vitamins PreserVision and Ocuvite.
The antiglaucoma beta blockers include betaxolol (Betoptic), carteolol (Ocupress), levobetaxolol (Betaxon), levobunolol (Betagan), metipranolol (Optipranolol) and timolol (Betimol, Timoptic, Istalol).