hydrochlorothiazide and timolol (cont.)
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What happens if I miss a dose (Timolide 10-25)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the medicine at the next regularly scheduled time. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Timolide 10-25)?
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine. Overdose symptoms may include fast or slow heart rate, dizziness, ringing in your ears, or feeling like you might pass out.
What should I avoid while taking hydrochlorothiazide and timolol (Timolide 10-25)?
Avoid drinking alcohol, which can lower your blood pressure and may add to the side effects of hydrochlorothiazide and timolol.
Avoid using other medicines that make you light-headed (especially narcotic pain medication or barbiturates). They can add to the side effects of hydrochlorothiazide and timolol. Tell your doctor if you regularly use any of these medicines.
Avoid becoming overheated or dehydrated during exercise and in hot weather. Follow your doctor's instructions about the type and amount of liquids you should drink. In some cases, drinking too much liquid can be as unsafe as not drinking enough.
Avoid getting up too fast from a sitting or lying position, or you may feel dizzy. Get up slowly and steady yourself to prevent a fall.
This medication can cause side effects that may impair your thinking or reactions. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be awake and alert.
What other drugs will affect hydrochlorothiazide and timolol (Timolide 10-25)?
Many drugs can interact with hydrochlorothiazide and timolol. Below is just a partial list. Tell your doctor if you are using:
This list is not complete and there may be other drugs that can interact with hydrochlorothiazide and timolol. Tell your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter medications you use. This includes vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start using a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about hydrochlorothiazide and timolol.
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
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