Beta-Adrenergic Blocking Agents (Ophthalmic)
Side Effects of This Medicine
Along with its needed effects, a medicine may
cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur,
if they do occur they may need medical attention.
Check with your doctor as soon as possible if any of the following side
Symptoms of too much medicine being absorbed into the body
Ankle, knee, or great toe joint pain; ankle, knee, or great toe joint swelling; anxiety
or nervousness; bloody or cloudy urine; breast pain; burning or prickling feeling
on body; change in taste; chest pain; chills; clumsiness
or unsteadiness; confusion or mental depression; coughing, wheezing, or troubled breathing; decreased sexual ability; diarrhea; difficult, burning, or painful urination; dizziness or feeling faint; drowsiness; dryness or soreness of throat; ear pain; feeling of constant movement; fever; hair loss; hallucinations
(seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there); headache; hoarseness; irregular,
fast, slow, or pounding heartbeat; lightheadedness; lower back or side pain; muscle or joint aches or pain; muscle tightness or
stiffness; nausea or vomiting; raw, red, blistering, scaly, or crusted areas of the skin; ringing or buzzing in the ears; runny, stuffy, or
bleeding nose; skin rash, hives, or itching; swelling of feet, ankles, or lower legs; trouble in sleeping; unusual tiredness or weakness
Other side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention.
These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the
medicine. However, check with your doctor if any of the following side effects
continue or are bothersome:
The side effect of blurred vision is associated primarily with levobetaxolol
and the timolol gel-forming solution and usually lasts from thirty seconds
to five minutes.
Less common or rare
Acid or sour stomach; belching; browache; constipation; crusting of eyelashes; dryness of eye; dry skin; feeling of something
in the eye; heartburn; increased sensitivity of eye to light; indigestion; itching, stinging, burning, or watering of eye
or other eye irritation; pain, redness, warmth, or
swelling of muscles
side effects not listed above may also occur in some patients. If you notice
any other effects, check with your doctor.