What is Alcaftadine?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Lastacaft eye drops

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Alcaftadine is a drug used to treat irritations of the eye. It is generally used for treatment of itchy eyes due to allergies.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Itchy eyes 2 1
Allergic conjunctivitis 1 1
Allergic rhinitis 1 0
Allergies 1 0
Eyes red 1 0

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  • 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
0
None
2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Alcaftadine

Side effect Patients

Why patients stopped taking Alcaftadine

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Change in health plan coverage 1
Expense 1
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Duration

Stopped taking Alcaftadine

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
1 - 2 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 1
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 0

What people switch to and from

Patients stopped taking Alcaftadine and switched to:

Treatment Patients
ketotifen ophthalmic (Alaway) 1
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1 patient evaluation for Alcaftadine

May 1, 2015 (Started May 15, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for seasonal allergy symptoms)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 drop(s) Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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