ARUTIMOL. Drops 0.25% 0.5 ml
ARUTIMOL. Drops 0.25% 0.5 ml
1 ml Arutimol eye drops 0.25% contain as active substance: Timolol hydrogen maleate 3,42 mg (corresponding to 2,5 mg Timolol)
Benzalkonium chloride (as a preservative), Povidone (iso), disodium edetate, sodium dihydrogen phosphate dihydrate, disodium phosphate dodecahydrate, water for injections
The dosage form and the volume
Eye drops, solution
Original packaging, plastic bottle containing 1 ml of 5
Producer / Marketing Authorisation Holder:
Chauvin ankerpharm GmbH Brunsbuetteler Damm 165-173, 13581 Berlin, Germany
? increased intraocular pressure (ocular hypertension);
? glaucoma (chronic open-angle glaucoma);
? glaucoma, after removal of the lenses (and aphakic glaucoma, glaucoma);
? some patients with secondary glaucoma
? glaucoma in children when other therapeutic measures are not enough.
Glaucoma is an ocular disorder characterized by elevated intraocular pressure (IOP), Koto causes damage to the optic nerve and retina.
When you should not use Arutimol eye drops 0.25%?
Do not use Arutimol eye drops 0.25%, if you know you have a hypersensitivity to the active substance (timolol) or any of the excipients of the medicinal product, or any of the following conditions:
• increased reactivity of the airways (bronchial hyperreactivity)
• bronchial asthma or a history of bronchial asthma,
• chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (long-term disease, in the presence of bronchial asthma and bronchitis)
• slow heartbeat
• heart block second or third degree (atrioventricular [AV] block)
• Medical unstable heart failure,
• cardiogenic shock
• Severe allergic inflammation of the lining of the nose (rhinitis)
• poor nutrition of the cornea (corneal dystrophy).
What you should consider during pregnancy and lactation?
Not enough medical experience in the use of Arutimol eye drops 0.25% of pregnant and lactating women. For this reason, you should use eye drops 0.25% Arutimol only after consulting a doctor, and only if the potential benefits outweigh the possible risks.
What you should consider for children?
Because of the possible effects of the central nervous system, the use of Arutimol eye drops 0.25% is not recommended in premature infants and newborns. In infants and young children applies only under strict indications.
Special warnings and precautions for use
What precautions should be taken?
Please be sure to keep an appointment with your ophthalmologist to have the required regular monitoring of intraocular pressure and rogovitsata.Ne Use a Arutimol eye drops 0.25% if you wear soft contact lenses because the preservative can accumulate in soft contact lenses and have a damaging effect on okoto.Ako wear hard contact lenses need to download them before dispensing the drug product and reinsert them at the earliest after 15 minutes.
What you should consider when participating in traffic, and the use of machinery and work without safe foothold?
In isolated cases have been reported double vision (diplopia) or drooping upper eyelid (ptosis). Can be observed impaired vision, headache, dizziness, weakness and gadene.Dori if taken as prescribed, the product also can affect vision that weaken the ability to actively participate in traffic, use machines or work without safe opora.Tova is even greater force, who together with the application of the product is accepted and alcohol.
What other drugs affect the action of Arutimol eye drops 0.25%?
When co-administered with eyedrops containing adrenaline (another medicine for lowering intraocular pressure) may cause expansion of zenitsata.Ponizhavashtoto intraocular pressure effect of timolol is potentiated by adrenaline or pilocarpine eye drops (other medicinal products lowering of intraocular pressure). When both systemic administration of beta blockers (medicines to treat high blood pressure and coronary artery disease) is not possible, a mutual enhancing of the effect, as in the eye (pressure reduction), and cardiovascular sistema.Molya note that these data can-apply to products used in the past.
What other medicines can affect Arutimol eye drops 0.25%?
Adverse events may occur a decrease in blood pressure and a significant delay in pulse rate if Arutimol eye drops 0.25% is administered with medicinal products administered to reduce high blood pressure or treat heart disease (calcium antagonists, reserpine or p-blockers). Please note that these data may apply to products used in the past.
Dosage, method of administration, and duration of administration
The following data apply to Arutimol eye drops 0.25% in the event that your doctor has appointed something else. Please follow these instructions, otherwise you may not get the full benefit of Arutimol eye drops 0.25%.
At the beginning of the treatment in 1 drop falling drops Arutimol drops 0.25%, twice daily in the affected oko.Tay in some patients the effect of Arutimol associated with the reduction of intraocular pressure, it is possible to require several weeks to be stabilized, approximately four weeks of treatment the doctor may do some tests to determine intraocular nalyagane.Ako under regular control measured intraocular pressure reaches the desired value, the dosage may be changed to once a day 1 drop Arutimol eye drops 0.25%. in necessary together with Arutimol you can be appointed and other means of lowering intraocular nalyagane.Lekaryat will give you instructions on switching from treatment with other medicines to treat with Arutimol.
Use in children:
The usual starting dose is one drop of 0.25% Arutimol in the eye / eye every 12 hours, in addition to other antiglaucoma agent. If necessary, the dose may be increased to a drop of 0.5% solution in the affected eye / eyes every 12 chasa.Ne recommended for use Arutimol in neonates and premature infants.
How should I take / used Arutimol eye drops 0.25%?
The bottle is sealed and waterproof. The cap is well zatvorena.Predi first use of the product, close the cap tightly by turning right. Spike in the cap breaks the bottle. Now, you can unscrew the cap by turning it to the left as obiknoveno.Kapkite eye Arutimol 0.25% was dropped into the conjunctival sac. To do this, gently tilt the head back, look up and gently pull down the lower eyelid. Hold the bottle upside down. Squeeze the bottle and drip one drop Arutimol 0.25% in the lower conjunctival sac. Do not let the tip of the bottle touch your eye or eyelid. Once you have spotted one drop, slowly close your eyes. Close the bottle immediately after each use prilozhenie.Ne already opened bottle for more than six weeks after first opening.
How long is the use / administration of eye drops 0.25% Arutimol?
Treatment with eye drops 0.25% Arutimol usually lasts for a long period you will have to stop the treatment or change the dose if your doctor advises.
Overdose and other types of misuse
What you should consider if you stop or prematurely discontinue the eye drops 0.25% Arutimol?
The patient may have elevated intraocular pressure over a prolonged period of time without occurrence of the known nyakavi complaints. However, the eye may be permanently damaged. Therefore, regular treatment is important for maintaining your vision.
, Undesirable reactions
What side effects may occur during treatment with eye drops 0.25% Arutimol?
May occur eye irritation, and inflammation of the conjunctiva, cornea and eyelids boundaries, and a sense of dry eye and impaired vision. In a small, isolated cases have been reported double vision and drooping upper eye klepach.Kogato apply medicines can have side effects, not only in the eye, but also from other parts of the body. When droplets Arutimol 0.25% was applied topically, can be observed the same side effects as following oral administration of the drug substance (blocking agent [3-receptors).
Drops Arutimol 0.25% may increase in airway resistance. Patients that are susceptible to the contraction of the respiratory tract (e.g., asthma) may experience difficulty in breathing (bronchospasm).
Observed hypersensitivity reactions such as rash or hives.
May show symptoms of the cardiovascular system, slow or irregular heartbeat, low blood pressure, palpitations, heart block (AV block) and heart failure, particularly in patients suffering from sarechno zabolyavane.Neshto more may occur insufficient blood flow to the brain (cerebral ischemia). In extremely rare cases, cardiac arrest and stroke.
May occur, headache, dizziness, depressed mood or other symptoms or signs of reduced functional capacity of the brain. Furthermore, there were reports of weakness and gadene.Ako notice any side effects not listed in this leaflet, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.
Special notes for the shelf life
Date of expiry of the shelf life of this pack is printed on the label and carton kutiya.Ne use the contents of this package after that date.
Shelf life after first opening is 6 weeks.
How should I keep eye drops 0.25% Arutimol?
Do not store above 25 ° C.