Precautions and Warnings With Brimonidine/Timolol

Who Should Not Use Brimonidine/Timolol?

You should avoid brimonidine/timolol if you:
 
  • Are allergic to it, to Combigan, to timolol maleate, or to any of the inactive components used to make these medicines. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.
 
  • Have asthma or a history of asthma.
 
 
  • Have a very low heart rate (severe bradycardia).
 
 
  • Have a second- or third-degree heart block (a problem with electrical signal conduction in the heart).
 
  • Have cardiogenic shock (an emergency heart problem)
 
  • Are under the age of two years old.
 

Final Thoughts

There are a number of situations in which brimonidine/timolol should not be used, as well as several safety issues people should be aware of before using it. However, it is possible that not all of these concerns were discussed in this article. Therefore, talk with your healthcare provider about the specific warnings and precautions with brimonidine/timolol that may apply to you.
 

Brimonidine/Timolol Drug Information

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