What is Systane Eye Drops?

Category: Over the Counter Drugs

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Lubricant Eye Drops designed to reduce both signs (what the eye doctor can measure) and symptoms (what you feel and experience) of dry eye.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Dry eyes 27 11
Sjogren's syndrome 15 3
Itchy eyes 5 2
Burning sensation in eyes 2 0
Dry eye syndrome 2 1
Allergic conjunctivitis 1 1

Show all 16 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
0
Moderate
0
Mild
1
None
14

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Systane Eye Drops

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Systane Eye Drops

Dosage Patients
0.4-0.3% as needed 3
preserved as needed 3
0.4-0.3% four times daily 2
daily 2
1drop(s) as needed 1
five times daily 1
four times daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Systane Eye Drops

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Expense 2
Other 2
Course of treatment ended 1
Did not seem to work 1
Doctor's advice 1
See all 5 patients who've stopped taking Systane Eye Drops

Duration

Currently taking Systane Eye Drops

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 4
5 - 10 years 4
10 years or more 3

Stopped taking Systane Eye Drops

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 2
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 5
Usually 5
Sometimes 5
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 4
Not at all hard to take 11
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 2
< $25 5
Not specified 8
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1 patient evaluation for Systane 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
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