Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Dry eyes 207 69
Sjogren's syndrome 206 35
Dry eye syndrome 86 22
Bell's palsy 13 4
Itchy eyes 8 4

Show all 34 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 118

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 27
preserved as needed 18
1% as needed 8
- as needed 6
as needed 6
0.4-0.3% as needed 5
0.5% as needed 5
2drop(s) as needed 5
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 2
1 - 2 years 9
2 - 5 years 33
5 - 10 years 53
10 years or more 30

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 30
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 35
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 75
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
Last updated:

12 patient evaluations for Lubricant Eye Drops

Dec 1, 2010 (Started Feb 24, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for dry eyes)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: just got lazy and quit taking

  • 0 helpful marks

May 21, 2002 (Started Oct 02, 2001)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for allergies)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Weekly

  • 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
Last updated:
Showing 3 of 12 patient evaluations for Lubricant Eye Drops