A sever attack of bronchial asthma following topical applications of Timolol eye drops

Case report


Fathi O. Dakhil and Abdelsalam A. Geilani

Department of Medicine Department of Ophthalmology, faculty of Medicine,
Garyounis University, Benghazi, Libya

JMJ Vol. 1, No. 2 (November 2001): 73-74


A51 year Libyan asthmatic patient admitted in the intensive therapy unit of Al Jala hospital, Benghazi, with sever attack of bronchial asthma following a topical application of timolol given for treatment of glaucoma in spite of the acute and sever presentation, an improvement in his condition was noticed concomitant with nebulized beta-agonist. We also discussed briefly some of the other reported side effects of this drug.

Keywords: bronchial asthma, timolol eye drops

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