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Revised: 5/2011

The information on this sheet is based on approvals granted by the Japanese regulatory authority. Approval details may vary by country. Medicines have adverse reactions (risks) as well as efficacies (benefits). It is important to minimize adverse reactions and maximize efficacy. To obtain a better therapeutic response, patients should understand their medication and cooperate with the treatment.
Brand name :
RYSMON TG OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION 0.5%
 Active ingredient:
Timolol maleate
 Dosage form:
clear and colorless to faintly yellow ophthalmic solution
 Print on wrapping:
リズモンTG点眼液0.5%

Effects of this medicine

This medicine lowers intraocular pressure by its beta-receptor blocking activity and suppresses visual field loss or visual loss. It has prolonged effect by turning into a gel with heat.
It is usually used to treat glaucoma or ocular hypertension.

Before using this medicine, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist

  • If you have ever experienced any allergic reaction (itch, rash etc.) to any medicine.
    If you are a patient with bronchial asthma, bronchospasm, chronic obstructive lung disease, heart disease, diabetic ketoacidosis, metabolic ketoacidosis or diabetes.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you are taking any other medicinal products. (Some medicines may interact to enhance or diminish medicinal effects. Beware of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements as well as other prescription medicines.)

Dosing schedule (How to take this medicine)

  • Your dosing schedule prescribed by your doctor is ((        to be written by a healthcare professional))
  • General dosage regimen: For adults, apply a drop of 0.25% preparation at a time, once a day. If the dose seems to be insufficient, apply a drop of 0.5% preparation at a time, once a day. Strictly follow the instructions of your doctor/pharmacist.
  • The medicine may turn to jelly if left in room temperature for a long time. In that case, cool it in the refrigerator for some 30 minutes to be turn it back.
  • If you use in combination with other eye drops, use them before this medicine. If you need to use other eye drops after the medicine, wait more than 30 minutes. (As the gelled medicine may interfere with the absorption of other eye drops.)
  • Apply the missed dose as soon as possible. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue your regular dosing schedule. DO NOT use double doses to make up for the missed dose.
  • If you used too much of the medicine (more than ordered), check with your doctor/pharmacist.
  • Do not stop using the medicine without the instructions of your doctor.

Precautions while taking this medicine

  • Rarely the medicine may be sticky by the heat just after applying. This is because the medicine was designed so such to keep its therapeutic effect, so there is no need to worry about this matter.

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

Common side effects are reported as below. If any of them occurs, check with your doctor/pharmacist: stimulating feeling in eye, itchy feeling, conjunctival congestion, foreign feeling, sticky feeling, decrease of pulse, etc.
The symptoms described below are rarely seen as initial symptoms of the adverse reactions indicated in brackets. If any of these symptoms occur, stop taking this medicine and see your doctor immediately.
  • shortness of breath, breathlessness, dizziness  [bronchospasm, breathing difficulty, respiratory failure]
  • breathing difficulty, loss of consciousness, convulsion  [cardiac block, congestive heart failure, cardiac arrest]
  • headache, nausea, vomiting, temporary conscious disorder or paralysis on either side of the body  [cerebrovascular disorder, cerebral ischemia]
  • fever, fatigability, red rash on face  [systemic erythematosus]
  • blood shot eye, blurred vision, inverted eyelash  [ocular pemphigoid]
The above symptoms do not describe all the adverse reactions to this medicine. Consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any symptoms of concern other than those listed above.

Storage conditions and other information

  • Keep out the reach of children. Store away from direct sunlight. Keep under 10 degree Celsius.
  • Discard the remainder. Do not store them.

For healthcare professional use only : Day Month Year

For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.