Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Sjogren's syndrome 190 30
Dry eye syndrome 83 20
Dry eyes 62 26
Bell's palsy 13 4
Ophthalmic rosacea 6 2
Blepharitis 4 2

Show all 19 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
1
Moderate
5
Mild
8
None
67

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Lubricant Eye Drops

Side effect Patients
Blurry vision 4
Burning sensation in eyes 2
Burning sensation 1
Dry eyes 1
Eyes red 1
Stinging sensation 1

Show all 7 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Lubricant Eye Drops

Dosage Patients
preserved as needed 18
daily 17
- as needed 7
1% as needed 5
0.25 % daily 3
1 % twice daily 3
0.25% as needed 3
0.5% as needed 3
2drop(s) as needed 3
four times daily 3

See all 38 dosages

Why patients stopped taking Lubricant Eye Drops

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 11
Course of treatment ended 10
Did not seem to work 10
Doctor's advice 7
Expense 2
Side effects too severe 1
See all 38 patients who've stopped taking Lubricant Eye Drops

Duration

Currently taking Lubricant Eye Drops

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 2
6 months - 1 year 4
1 - 2 years 10
2 - 5 years 29
5 - 10 years 33
10 years or more 19

Stopped taking Lubricant Eye Drops

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 10
1 - 6 months 10
6 months - 1 year 6
1 - 2 years 5
2 - 5 years 4
10 years or more 3
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 50
Usually 17
Sometimes 8
Never taken as prescribed 6
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 2
Somewhat hard to take 13
A little hard to take 20
Not at all hard to take 46
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 2
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 1
< $25 49
Not specified 29

What people switch to and from

Patients stopped taking Lubricant Eye Drops and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Loteprednol (Lotemax) 1
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7 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 1, 2014 (Started Sep 15, 1998)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Sjogren's syndrome)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: Don't use drugs each one removes one nutrient or more from your body as well as having long lists of side affects, they cover up symptoms and do nothing to heal us.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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