What is Lifitegrast ophthalmic solution?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Xiidra

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Lifitegrast ophthalmic solution is a lymphocyte function-associated antigen-1 antagonist that is used to treat dry eye disease.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Dry eye syndrome 9 5
Dry eyes 4 1
Sjogren's syndrome 2 1
Sjogren-Larsson syndrome 1 0

  • 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 1
Moderate 2
Mild 0
None 4

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Lifitegrast ophthalmic solution

Side effect Patients Percentage
Burning sensation in eyes 2
Bad taste in mouth 1
Eyes stinging 1
Eyes watering (tearing) 1
Light sensitivity (photophobia) 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Lifitegrast ophthalmic solution

Dosage Patients Percentage
5 % twice daily 4

Why patients stopped taking Lifitegrast ophthalmic solution

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Expense 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking Lifitegrast ophthalmic solution

Duration

Currently taking Lifitegrast ophthalmic solution

Duration Patients Percentage
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 3

Stopped taking Lifitegrast ophthalmic solution

Duration Patients Percentage
1 - 6 months 1
1 - 2 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 2
Usually 5
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 2
A little hard to take 4
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 1
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 4

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Lifitegrast ophthalmic solution after stopping:

Treatment Patients Percentage
Cyclosporine ophthalmic (Restasis) 6

Patients stopped taking Lifitegrast ophthalmic solution and switched to:

Treatment Patients Percentage
Cyclosporine ophthalmic (Restasis) 2
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Lifitegrast ophthalmic solution.