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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.
Relatively low risk: Parkinson's disease medications such as levodopa/carbidopa (Parcopa, Sinemet) and amantadine; antihypertensive drugs such as Clonidine hydrochloride (Catapres); calcium channel blockers, such as diltiazem (including Cardizem and Dilacor), and verapamil (Calan); beta-blockers, such as atenolol (Tenormin), propanolol (Inderal) and timolol (Timoptic); the Alzheimer's disease drug donepezil (Aricept); hormone replacement drugs, such as estrogen (Enjuvia, Cenextin, etc.), medroxyprogesterone (Provera) and conjugated estrogens/medroxyprogesterone (Prempro); and benzodiazepines, such as diazepam (Valium), alprazolam (Xanax), lorazepam (Ativan) and estazolam (ProSom).
For glaucoma, 1 drop (0.25% solution) of timolol maleate (Timoptic from Merck) was instilled in the affected eye(s) twice daily (10 a.m.
Non-selective beta-blockers such as timolol (Timoptic) and levobutonol (Betagan) act on both ([[beta].sub.1]) (also situated in cardiac tissue) and ([[beta].sub.2]) (also present in the pulmonary system) receptors whereas selective beta-blockers, such as betaxolol (Betoptic) only act on ([[beta].sub.1]) receptors.
The deal with Santen includes ophthalmology products COSOPT, COSOPT PF, TRUSOPT, TRUSOPT PF, TIMOPTIC TIMOPTIC PF, TIMOPTIC XE and TAPTIQOM, with combined sales of some USD400m in the markets within the scope of the agreement, the companies said.
A combination of Trusopt and Timoptic, called Cosopt, is commonly used.
Sutur gerilimini azaltmak icin hastaya topikal timolol maleat %0,5 (Timoptic XE[R], MERCK SHARP & DOHME, France) 1x1 baslandi ve ayni gun alt kadrana ilave suturasyon yapildi.