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Who should not use timolol maleate ophthalmic gel forming solution?

Timolol maleate ophthalmic gel forming solution (GFS) should not be used if you currently have asthma or have a history of asthma. It is also not recommended for people with severe COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), second or third degree heart block, sinus bradycardia (slow heart rate) or obvious heart failure. Don't take this drug if you have closed-angle glaucoma. It is not known how timolol maleate ophthalmic GFS could affect an unborn baby so it is important to weigh the benefits with your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.  Do not take timolol maleate ophthalmic GFS if you are breastfeeding since it has been shown to pass through breast milk. Don't take timolol maleate ophthalmic GFS if you are allergic to any of its ingredients.

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