Timolol is a beta-blocker that also reduces pressure inside the eye. Timolol ophthalmic (for the eyes) is used to treat open-angle glaucoma and other causes of high pressure inside the eye. Timolol ophthalmic may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Timoptic-XE is a drug whose generic name is Timolol. Timoptic-XE is used for treating increased pressure in the eye a condition that is known as ocular hypertension. Timoptic-XE is a beta-blocker and it works by decreasing the fluid production and pressure that is found inside the eye.