What is Lifitegrast ophthalmic solution?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Xiidra

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Lifitegrast ophthalmic solution is a lymphocyte function-associated antigen-1 antagonist that is used to treat dry eye disease.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Dry eye syndrome 7 4
Dry eyes 4 2
Sjogren's syndrome 3 2
Sjogren-Larsson syndrome 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 2
Moderate 3
Mild 1
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Lifitegrast ophthalmic solution

Side effect Patients
Burning sensation in eyes 3
Bad taste in mouth 1
Burning sensation 1
Eyes stinging 1
Eyes watering (tearing) 1
Light sensitivity (photophobia) 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Lifitegrast ophthalmic solution

Dosage Patients
5 % twice daily 6
1 drop(s) twice daily 1
10 % daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Lifitegrast ophthalmic solution

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 1
Expense 1
Other 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 3 patients who've stopped taking Lifitegrast ophthalmic solution

Duration

Currently taking Lifitegrast ophthalmic solution

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

Stopped taking Lifitegrast ophthalmic solution

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 4
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 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 4
Not specified 2

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Lifitegrast ophthalmic solution after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Cyclosporine ophthalmic (Restasis) 5

Patients stopped taking Lifitegrast ophthalmic solution and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Cyclosporine ophthalmic (Restasis) 2
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Lifitegrast ophthalmic solution.