Ocular bioavailability of glaucoma drug improves with new formulation

February 1, 2005

Timolol maleate ophthalmic solution 0.5% (Istalol, ISTA Pharmaceuticals), available in a new, once-a-day formulation, is as effective as a standard 0.5% timolol maleate ophthalmic solution administered twice daily to treat elevated IOP in ocular hypertension and open-angle glaucoma.