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Wednesday, March 12, 2008

POSSIBLE LINK BETWEEN TIMOLOL USE AND MORTALITY

Arch Ophthalmol -- Abstract: Open-angle Glaucoma and Mortality: The Barbados Eye Studies, March 2008, Wu et al. 126 (3): 365:

"In this black population, cardiovascular mortality tended to increase in persons with previously diagnosed/treated OAG and ocular hypertension. The excess mortality associated with timolol maleate treatment of OAG, also found in a white population, warrants further investigation."

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