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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Zioptan (PF) Opht.

Overall User Ratings

11 Total User Reviews

User Reviews

1-5 of 7 Next»
Condition: Increased Pressure in the Eye
8/21/2014 10:50:43 AM

Reviewer: Sami, 55-64 Female 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:
According to my doctor, this drug is perfect for me. Zioptan does not contain any preservatives, as I am allergic. It does cause dryness and a burning sensation. It has lowered my pressure beautifully.

Condition: Increased Pressure in the Eye
10/29/2013 1:36:51 PM

Reviewer: josey, 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been on it for 7 days and am quitting this drug. First, my nose got stuffy, and I didn't know that this was a side effect. Now my sinuses are messed up and I am getting earache and headaches, which happens when I get too stuffed up. Each day the stuffiness gets worse. Next, I see flashes of light, and my eyes are bothering me in that they are too dry. And I have been really fatigued, bu ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Increased Pressure in the Eye
6/23/2013 9:52:33 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
No side effects at all. Very effective in lowering pressure when two other drops did not. No iris discoloration, but extra lash growth. Only disappointment is the volume in the vial is more than one dose and you are not supposed to use a vial for more than one days treatment - oh, and the cost since there is no generic yet.

Condition: Increased Pressure in the Eye
1/23/2013 2:29:01 PM

Reviewer: mary, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have headaches, blurred vision and flashes of light when I first put the drop in. I have been on Zioptan for close 11 month to year

Condition: Increased Pressure in the Eye
1/9/2013 8:24:05 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
heart palipitations , eye redness. very dizzy

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