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Best Eyes Drops For Long Term Use
Probably not: Lotemax (loteprednol) is a steroid eye drop. Typically steroid eye drops are used short term for severe eye allergies. With long term use is the potential for glaucoma, cataracts and additional risks if a person gets an infection in their eye. Check with your eye doctor for a better long term medication. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long to use bleph 10 (sulfacetamide) for pink eye ? prescription on bottle says "use as directed".
Usually 5-7d: Most pink eye meds do their work quickly & can be stopped after 5-7 days. Bleph 10 (sulfacetamide) can be a little irritating so a little redness with use is common. Some providers will recommend using it longer. Many patients that do not seem to respond actually have a viral process that may tale a few weeks to resolve. ...Read more
Eye dryness: Restasis is used to quiet down inflammation which inhibits the release of tears. After about one month introduction period, you should start feeling better. If there is no change, the reason for the dryness is something else. Restasis can be used for a long term but eventually it would be useful to stop for several months and see if the dryness has disappeared. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long is long: depend why you want to continue using it for a long time and how long is long time first it is safe but i am concern about why if you still having problem with your eyes and you are self treating then my recommendation stop and see eye doctor the eye drop may be safe but your action is not go and see eye docotor good luck ...Read more
Refresh liquigel eye drops works amazing for my dry eyes more than any eye drop. Side effects using gel? Long term? How many times dy is ok?
Is cendo lyteers good for dry eyes ? Can it use for long term and use while wearing cl ? Cendo lyteers or restasis which is better for dry eyes ?
New generation ones: Antihistamines in general are very safe. New generation products (Zyrtec, Claritin, (loratadine) Allegra, Xyzal) are just as effective with less side effects than older antihistamines (Benadryl, chlorpheniramine, hydroxyzine). However, it would be important to address WHY a person needs to take antihistamines long term? Consult with an allergist to assist in identifying the cause of symptoms. ...Read more
Hypotears/artificial tears thats better for dry eyes? Can I use presenvative artificial tears for long term and daily?
Depends: on the dosage, frequency, indication and response, also if you are using it right. If you used it that long you need to be supervised by a physician / ENT specialist, true that flixonase (fluticasone) is safer than other steroid nasal sprays, but needs to be monitored and rightfully prescribed, yes some patients use it that long, but again need to be medically supervised, good luck ...Read more
Most use 7-10d: Most pinkeye rx with this med is 7-10 days. ...Read more
More than 2 weeks: Most problems treated with otc should resolve quickly. ...Read more
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