Treats glaucoma and high eye pressure. This medication is a beta blocker.

Betimol Overview


Betimol is a prescription medication used to treat increased pressure in the eye caused by glaucoma or a condition called ocular hypertension. Betimol belongs to a group of drugs called beta blockers. It works by decreasing the pressure in the eye.

Betimol comes as an ophthalmic solution (eye drop) and is usually used one drop in the affected eye(s) 1 or 2 times a day. 

Common side effects of Betimol include burning or stinging after placing the drop in the eye, dry eyes, eye discomfort, and headache.

Betimol can also cause blurred vision. Do not drive or operate heavy machinery until you know how Betimol affects you.

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Betimol Drug Class

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