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Condition: Allergic Conjunctivitis
2/19/2012 10:49:04 AM

Reviewer: Beansprout, 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:
After using the eye drop for 24 hours, I noticed crusty flakes around my eye. After 48 hours, the crusty flakes occurred throughout the day. 72 hours after using the eye drops, I had a sudden severe sore throat that eventually subsided. After 4 days of using the drug, I had a sudden coughing attack that was similiar to an asthma attack. I read the side effects and immediately stopped taking th ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Allergic Conjunctivitis
12/16/2011 11:27:07 AM

Reviewer: loom, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
It seems most do not understand what this drug is. It is NOT for instant relief. It is an antihistamine, it takes several doses before it is effective and one must stay on it. ONE drop in each eye daily.'-aday' get it? I occasionally get allergies bad enough to swell my eyes shut. As long as I start it before the allergy season and maintain I am golden. If you just have mild itchy eyes I d ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Allergic Conjunctivitis
11/16/2011 4:43:33 PM

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:
It lasted 3-4 days, was supposed to last 30 days. Not sure if I used 2 drops on 2 of the days (had also used a sample bottle). The bottle is white, so you don't know if you're getting the right amount. Rx is 2.5 ml. and sample is .5 ml, so again, how do you know how much you got? It cost $143.99; what a racket! Have contacted the FDA about this issue. $143.99 and they can't affor ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Allergic Conjunctivitis
9/8/2011 2:45:59 PM

Reviewer: allergysefferer, 7-12 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
8 year old son has severe seasonal allergies, on oral meds but continues to have symptoms. Using this combined with oral meds has relieved nearly all his symptoms and he is more than happy to let me apply drops! The price is high and am lucky that insurance covers some. Totally worth every penny.

Condition: Allergic Conjunctivitis
8/3/2011 6:34:03 PM

Reviewer: Mpippin, 7-12 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Havent had a chance to use it because couldnt afford it! Insurance (united healthcare of the river valley) does not cover it and the cost was $147.99! Seriously? In this day and time, no medications should cost that much, let alone eye drops!

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