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Who should not use Betimol?

Do not use Betimol if you are allergic to any ingredient in the drug, timolol ophthalmic; have a history of asthma or have severe COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease); have an unusually slow heartbeat, heart failure or a heart blockage. Your doctor may recommend  that you avoid this drug if you are having severe heart problems. Unless instructed by your doctor, do not take this drug if you are using any other eye medications, particularly another beta blocker eye drop. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, tell your doctor before taking Betimol. It is not known if this drug may harm a fetus or is passed to a baby through breast milk.

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