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5 Total User Reviews

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1-5 of 5
Condition: Other
6/20/2013 4:16:45 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
After 5 months of using Lastacaft, my eyes became swollen, baggy and droopy. After several weeks of this, I stopped using it (after consulting with my eye doctor, who said I was having an allergic reaction) and my eyes returned to normal after about a week. It worked for my allergies, but I was allergic to some ingredient in it.

Condition: Other
3/25/2013 4:09:54 PM

Reviewer: GrannyTerriLynn, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I had 4 piercings in both ears at one time. Was give a 16 oz bottle of Icing Ear Care Solution, the main ingredient being Aqua then Benzalkonium Chloride. My ears have never been this sore after being pierced. I couldn't lay on my ear, having to "cup" the ear area with my hand. I returned to the old, but tried and true Hydrogen Peroxide and immediately felt relief. I again tried ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
3/21/2010 10:24:39 AM

Reviewer: 35-44 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I had a cold sore for 3 days that would not go away. I went to the drug store and purchased a product called RELEEV. After just 2 applications, I saw and felt a huge difference in size and pain associated with a cold sore. Now, less than 24 hours later, the cold sore is gone. What a wonderful product. I'm a nurse and was very skeptical about this product. Yes it is a little pricey, but th ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
3/30/2008 8:13:25 PM

Reviewer: ali105, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have been using this for a toenail fungus as recommended by the salon owner where I get my pedicures. For the past 2-3 years, on and off I have applied it and I don't really think it has done what I needed. I completely lost the nail and only a partial toenail has grown back. I finally went to a dermatologist and was prescribed a $75 bottle of Pen.. -something. It didn't do much better. ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
10/9/2007 12:41:36 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have used this topically for itch, and also inside ear on a q-tip for itching ears. I have been very happy with the results.

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