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

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Condition: Dry Eye
4/21/2014 9:55:55 PM

Reviewer: Duce, 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:
Drops feel good when first administered but eyes start to feel gritty minutes later. Seems to make the condition worse. Need drops every 15 minutes. Back to regular preservative free drops and mineral oil at night.

Condition: Dry Eye
10/31/2013 1:12:53 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My red eyes got worsen and I had strong burning irritation and couldn't open my eyes. My Dr recommended to use it at night. I tried for 3 nights but I woke up with my eyes very dry next morning. I must be allergic to this medicine.

Condition: Dry Eye
6/26/2013 6:35:46 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been using this medication for about a month now. My overall experience has been good. I have a disorder related with my rheumatoid arthritis. My eyes do not produce the necessary moisture normally. I also use a different medication at night that was prescribed by my ophthalmologist. That medicine is a gel made of mineral oil and white petroleum jelly.

Condition: Dry Eye
7/1/2012 2:02:05 PM

Reviewer: Kara, 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:
Recommended by optometrist. Used before bedtime for only 2 nights. Reaction of slightly swollen eyes and face in morning, which went away after on my feet for awhile. Have some facial skin itching two days later. Could have been worse if I wasn't on a daily antihistamine.

Condition: Dry Eye
6/23/2012 1:47:15 PM

Reviewer: pravi, 35-44 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
good

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