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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of brimonidine Opht.

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8 Total User Reviews

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1-4 of 4
Condition: Increased Pressure in the Eye
11/3/2011 9:58:27 AM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I developed an eye allergy after being on this medication for 1 year. There were no side effects until now. My eyes started itching, I had a lot of redness in the eyes and around the outside of the eyes. Also, dry scaly skin on the eyelids and under the eyes. My eye dr. said that an allergy can sometimes develop from this medication, even after taking it for a length of time. So the dr. said to st ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Increased Pressure in the Eye
7/22/2011 10:46:50 AM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This is one of three different drops I am using. I began on it three weeks ago and have had terrible drozziness and lowered blood pressure.I don't know yet if it has lowered the pressure in my eyes yet as my check up is next week.

Condition: Increased Pressure in the Eye
5/22/2011 8:28:57 PM

Reviewer: Mumof3kidz, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been on Brimondine Tartrate Opt for the treatment of open-angled Glaucoma and at first was fine with switching to this medication as the last med I as on was beta-blocker and I was not able to take anymore due to possible adverse reaction to allergy shots I am required to take. In the past two months I have gone through eye allergy hell-I am certain I have developed an allergy to this drop ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Increased Pressure in the Eye
9/11/2010 12:28:12 PM

Reviewer: RG, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Very satisfied with this medication. The drug lowers the pressure on the eye with no side effects.

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