Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Sjogren's syndrome 670 40
Dry eyes 289 88
Dry eye syndrome 238 22
Bell's palsy 93 4
Blurry vision 13 4

Show all 49 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 4
Moderate 8
Mild 12
None 138

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Lubricant Eye Drops

Side effect Patients Percentage
Blurry vision 5
Burning sensation in eyes 4
Burning sensation 2
Atrioventricular nodal re-entry tachycardia 1
Dry eyes 1
Eye pain 1

Show all 11 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Lubricant Eye Drops

Dosage Patients Percentage
preserved as needed 7
daily 6
1 % twice daily 2
1% as needed 2
- as needed 2
0.055 % four times daily 1
0.25 % daily 1
1 % daily 1
2 x 0.4-0.3% twice daily 1
2 other daily 1

See all 20 dosages

Why patients stopped taking Lubricant Eye Drops

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Other 23
Did not seem to work 20
Course of treatment ended 11
Doctor's advice 11
Expense 6
Side effects too severe 3
Change in health plan coverage 1
See all 66 patients who've stopped taking Lubricant Eye Drops

Duration

Currently taking Lubricant Eye Drops

Duration Patients Percentage
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 6
5 - 10 years 17
10 years or more 11

Stopped taking Lubricant Eye Drops

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 18
1 - 6 months 14
6 months - 1 year 10
1 - 2 years 9
2 - 5 years 8
5 - 10 years 3
10 years or more 5
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 83
Usually 38
Sometimes 33
Never taken as prescribed 8
Burden
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 4
Somewhat hard to take 22
A little hard to take 40
Not at all hard to take 96
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 2
$100-199 0
$50-99 1
$25-49 8
< $25 87
Not specified 64

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Lubricant Eye Drops after stopping:

Treatment Patients Percentage
Cyclosporine ophthalmic (Restasis) 1
Optive 1

Patients stopped taking Lubricant Eye Drops and switched to:

Treatment Patients Percentage
Loteprednol (Lotemax) 1
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13 patient evaluations for Lubricant Eye Drops

Nov 4, 2017 (Started Jul 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for vision problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 10, 2017 (Started Jul 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for vision problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: Helps to lubricate my dry eyes
Cost: < $25 monthly

May 25, 2017 (Started Jul 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for vision problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: Helps to lubricate the eyes
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jan 17, 2017 (Started Jul 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for vision problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: Helps with Dry Eyes
Cost: < $25 monthly

Oct 10, 2016 (Started Jul 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for vision problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: Helps to lubricate my dry eyes
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 14, 2016 (Started Jul 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for vision problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 13, 2016 (Started Jul 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for vision problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: Helps with dry eyes
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 20, 2017 (Started Jul 19, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Sjogren's syndrome)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 15, 2017 (Started Jun 15, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Bell's palsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take

  • 0 helpful marks
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