What is Ocular lubricant?

Category: Over the Counter Drugs

Most popular types: Soothe XP Eye Drops Soothe Artificial Tears


Ocular lubricants belong to the group of medicines known as artificial tears. It is used to relieve dryness and irritation caused by reduced tear flow.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Dry eyes 6 1
Burning sensation 1 0
Dry skin 1 0
Fibromyalgia 1 0
Itchy eyes 1 0
Ocular sarcoidosis 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 0
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Ocular lubricant

Side effect Patients Percentage


Based on patients currently taking Ocular lubricant

Dosage Patients Percentage
2 other three times daily 1


Currently taking Ocular lubricant

Duration Patients Percentage
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 0
Usually 0
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 0
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1 patient evaluation for Ocular lubricant

Jul 27, 2010 (Started Jun 02, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for dry eyes)
  • Side effects
  • Adherence
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 15 mL Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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