Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Dry eyes 206 68
Sjogren's syndrome 205 35
Dry eye syndrome 86 22
Bell's palsy 13 4
Itchy eyes 8 4

Show all 35 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
Severe 3
Moderate 8
Mild 11
None 117

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Lubricant Eye Drops

Side effect Patients
Blurry vision 5
Burning sensation in eyes 4
Burning sensation 2
Dry eyes 1
Eye pain 1
Eyes red 1

Show all 10 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Lubricant Eye Drops

Dosage Patients
daily 28
preserved as needed 20
- as needed 7
as needed 7
1% as needed 6
2drop(s) as needed 5
0.4-0.3% as needed 4
0.5% as needed 4
0.25 % daily 3
0.25 % three times daily 3

See all 43 dosages

Why patients stopped taking Lubricant Eye Drops

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 21
Did not seem to work 19
Course of treatment ended 12
Doctor's advice 11
Expense 7
Side effects too severe 2
Change in health plan coverage 1
See all 64 patients who've stopped taking Lubricant Eye Drops

Duration

Currently taking Lubricant Eye Drops

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 3
1 - 2 years 7
2 - 5 years 31
5 - 10 years 60
10 years or more 29

Stopped taking Lubricant Eye Drops

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 18
1 - 6 months 18
6 months - 1 year 9
1 - 2 years 10
2 - 5 years 7
5 - 10 years 1
10 years or more 4
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 76
Usually 29
Sometimes 27
Never taken as prescribed 7
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 4
Somewhat hard to take 21
A little hard to take 34
Not at all hard to take 80
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 2
$100-199 0
$50-99 1
$25-49 6
< $25 74
Not specified 56

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Lubricant Eye Drops after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Optive 1

Patients stopped taking Lubricant Eye Drops and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Loteprednol (Lotemax) 1
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12 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

Jul 30, 2014 (Started )

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for dry eyes)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 8, 2013 (Started )

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for dry eyes)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jun 28, 2011 (Started )

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for dry eyes)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 22, 2010 (Started )

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take

Feb 20, 2010 (Started )

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take

Mar 1, 2009 (Started )

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take

Aug 18, 2008 (Started )

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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