What is Difluprednate?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Difluprednate is an ophthalmic corticosteroid used to treat eye swelling and pain following an eye surgery.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Iritis 3 2
Eye pain 2 2
Inflammation 2 3
Blindness 1 2
Blindness left eye 1 1
Blurry vision 1 1

Show all 10 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 0
Mild 1
None 3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Difluprednate

Side effect Patients
Burning sensation 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Difluprednate

Dosage Patients
0.05 % three times daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Difluprednate

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 4
Doctor's advice 2
See all 5 patients who've stopped taking Difluprednate

Duration

Currently taking Difluprednate

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1

Stopped taking Difluprednate

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 3
6 months - 1 year 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 2
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 2
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 2
< $25 2
Not specified 1

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Difluprednate after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Atropine ophthalmic 1
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1 patient evaluation for Difluprednate

Dec 11, 2011 (Started Oct 11, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for iritis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.2 g Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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