PRESCRIBED FOR: Timolol is prescribed to lower blood pressure in patients with high blood pressure (hypertension). It also is used to reduce angina (heart pain), and to stabilize irregular heartbeats (arrhythmias) and prevent migraine headaches. Off label uses include the treatment of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and mitral valve prolapse.
SIDE EFFECTS: Minor side effects of timolol include:
Major side effects include:
- vivid dreams,
- memory loss,
- slow heart rate,
- low blood pressure,
- blueness of the hands or feet,
- sore throat,
- shortness of breath, or
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