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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.]


(Medicine) a relaxant medicine used to reduce blood pressure


(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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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 portfolio covers Cosopt (dorzolamide hydrochloride-timolol maleate ophthalmic solution), Cosopt preservative-free, Saflutan (tafluprost), Timoptic (timolol maleate ophthalmic solution), Timoptic XE, Timoptic preservative-free, Trusopt (dorzolamide hydrochloride ophthalmic solution) and Trusopt preservative-free.
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.
He needed the ancient equivalent of modern timoptic drops in the eyes to fight the disease of glaucoma every morning and night.
marketing rights to the TIMOPTIC product line from Merck & Co.