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DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
One drop of Istalol® (timolol maleate ophthalmic solution) 0.5% should be administered in the affected eye(s) once a day in the AM.
Dosage Forms And Strengths
Topical ophthalmic solution containing 5 mg/mL timolol (6.8 mg/mL of timolol maleate).
Storage And Handling
Istalol® (timolol maleate ophthalmic solution) 0.5% is supplied in white LDPE bottles with 15 mm LDPE yellow caps and 15 mm LDPE white dropper tips as follows:
5 mL in 10mL container (NDC 67425-003-50)
2.5 mL in 7.5mL container (NDC 67425-003-12)
Store at 15° – 25°C (59° – 77°F).
Manufactured for: SENJU Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd Osaka, Japan 541-0046. By: Bausch & Lomb Incorporated. Distributed by: ISTA Pharmaceuticals®, Inc. Tampa, FL 33637, Irvine, CA 92618. Revised: 6/2013This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Last reviewed on RxList: 7/1/2013
Additional Istalol Information
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