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Timolide (Timolol Maleate / Hydrochlorothiazide) - Summary

 
 



TIMOLIDE SUMMARY

TIMOLIDE (Timolol Maleate-Hydrochlorothiazide) is for the treatment of hypertension. It combines the antihypertensive activity of two agents: a non-selective beta-adrenergic receptor blocking agent (timolol maleate) and a diuretic (hydrochlorothiazide).

TIMOLIDE is indicated for the treatment of hypertension.

This fixed combination drug is not indicated for initial therapy of hypertension. If the fixed combination represents the dose titrated to an individual patient's needs, it may be more convenient than the separate components.


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NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

Media Articles Related to Timolide (Timolol / Hydrochlorothiazide)

Left Ventricular Heart Failure and Pulmonary Hypertension
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines [2016.06.23]
This review examines the complex pathophysiology of pulmonary hypertension as it relates to left ventricular heart failure. What are the diagnostic pitfalls, and current therapeutic options?
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Blood test shows promise in gauging severity of pulmonary arterial hypertension
Source: Respiratory / Asthma News From Medical News Today [2016.06.22]
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Source: Cardiovascular / Cardiology News From Medical News Today [2016.06.21]
The music of Mozart and Strauss is able to lower blood lipid concentrations and the heart rate.

Aircraft noise may cause hypertension and organ damage
Source: Cardiovascular / Cardiology News From Medical News Today [2016.06.18]
The negative health implications of exposure to aircraft sound are slowly being uncovered. Hypertension and organ damage are the latest to join the list.

Hepatitis C: Once the viral infection has healed, high-risk portal vein hypertension also diminishes
Source: Hypertension News From Medical News Today [2016.06.16]
This inflammatory viral infection of the liver causes inflexible scar tissue to form. This in turn impedes blood flow through the organ, with resulting hypertension in the portal vein.

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Published Studies Related to Timolide (Timolol / Hydrochlorothiazide)

The efficacy of hydrochlorothiazide, timolol and enalapril in Ethiopians with essential hypertension. [1992.07]
A double-blind trial of hydrochlorothiazide, timolol and enalapril was carried out in Ethiopians with essential hypertension at the Tikur Anbessa Hospital, Addis Abeba, between 1987 and 1990. Patients with a supine diastolic blood pleasure of 95-120 mmHg after a washout period of 2 weeks were randomized to receive hydrochlorothiazide 25 mg daily, timolol 10 mg daily or enalapril 10 mg daily...

Combined action of enalapril or timolol with hydrochlorothiazide plus amiloride in hypertension. [1987]
59 mild to moderate hypertensives were treated for four weeks with 50 mg hydrochlorothiazide plus 5 mg of amiloride, then concomitantly with these diuretics with either enalapril (10-20 mg) or timolol (10-20 mg) in two parallel treatment groups for an additional 12 weeks in an open study... Both drug combinations can be considered efficient, well tolerated and safe in the treatment of mild to moderate hypertension.

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