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Condition: Increased Pressure in the Eye
5/13/2011 10:58:09 PM

Reviewer: ladybug, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Have been on Cosopt 3/day, Xalatan 1/day and Alphagan-P 3/day for at least ten years. have advanced glaucoma and it is holding it at bay fairly well. No problems with the Alphagan; makes me sleepy. Am supposed to use it three times a day, only use it two times because of the sleepiness.

Condition: Increased Pressure in the Eye
2/23/2011 5:04:51 PM

Reviewer: blueskies3753, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
went to eye dr 3 days ago for glass renewal He claims i have gluocoma in left eye. Put me on these drops. now my eye hurts where there was no pain before. fills like dirt in my eyes and makes be irratable from lack of sleep because of pain. not gone take this any more don't beleive I have this disease anyway. This medicine causes a lot of pain i will take my chances at going blind

Condition: Increased Pressure in the Eye
10/21/2010 11:10:33 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Have been on Xalatan and Istalol and had to discontinue use of both due to severe headaches and pain behind the eyes. The Istalol also increased my blood sugar levels. Am supposed to start the Alphagan P but am concerned about the possible side effects due to my years of battling severe depression/anxiety and the meds I have to take. This is getting discouraging because I need to find a med tha ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Increased Pressure in the Eye
8/20/2010 8:22:33 PM

Reviewer: nekia, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
After trying several treatment options, my glaucoma is now contolled with this drug. As a pharmacist I know that it is just trial and error to find an individual treatment that works.

Condition: Increased Pressure in the Eye
6/29/2010 1:00:09 PM

Reviewer: Jim, 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I am a post heart attack and triple bypass patient and post stroke patient with resulting Epilepsy, using Phenobarbital for seizures. I experienced rapid heart beat and skipping beats, with this medication just like Betoptic and four other eyedrops Glaucoma medications. I have spent thousands of dollars for repeated emergency room visits from these drops and other drops due to the cardiac side eff ... Show Full Comment

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