What is Ocular lubricant?

Category: Over the Counter Drugs

Most popular types: Soothe XP Eye Drops Soothe Artificial Tears

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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
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Ocular lubricant

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Ocular lubricant

Dosage Patients
2 other three times daily 1
preserved as needed 1

Duration

Currently taking Ocular lubricant

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 0
Usually 0
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
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
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 15 mL Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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