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What are the side effects of Ocuvite with lutein?

What are the side effects of Ocuvite with lutein?

Upset stomach: This product is generally well-tolerated but occasional patients complain of stomach ache or nausea. ...Read more

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Does ocuvite work?

Does ocuvite work?

For what?: Supplements may work for people who have macular degeneration, but if you're trying to prevent that eye disease, it's best to eat a healthy diet, with lots of fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. Ocuvite has not been shown to help prevent eye diseases. ...Read more

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Does ocuvite help people with glaucoma?

Does ocuvite help people with glaucoma?

No: Ocuvite is a formulation of vitamins and minerals which have been shown to help people with early to moderate macular degeneration. It has not been shown to have any impact on glaucoma. ...Read more

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Can ocuvite help a person with glaucoma?

Can ocuvite help a person with glaucoma?

No: Ocuvite has ingredients designed to reduce the likely hood of getting macular degeneration is has nothing to do with glaucoma. ...Read more

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Can ocuvite make my anxiety worse? It's the only new thing i'm taking...

Not usually: Ocuvite is a special eye vitamin that is not usually associated with anxiety. Please consult with your doctor. Feel better. ...Read more

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What is ocuvite?

What is ocuvite?

For prevention AMD: Prevents worsening of amd in those predisposed per the areds study. ...Read more

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What is ocuvite for?

What is ocuvite for?

Eye vitamin: The Age-related Eye Disease Study (AREDS) showed that high doses of certain vitamins slowed the progression of vision loss in age-related macular degeneration (ARMD). Ocu-vite is a combination similar to what was used in this study. I recommend eye vitamins for those wish to lower their risk of ARMD, the most common cause of blindness in the elderly. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how long ocuvite has been on the market?

Can you tell me how long ocuvite has been on the market?

Ocuvite Antioxidants: Ocuvite was formulated in the early 80's for eye doctors to recommend to our patients but us M.D.'s were unable or unwilling to tell our patients about the benefits of antioxidants in decreasing eye problems like macular degeneration..Then Bausch & Lomb bought them and brought them to the masses after the FDA study proved their valuable results.Only then did skeptical (backward) doctors use them ...Read more

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Can you tell me how long ocuvite Adult 50+ has been on the market?

Several years: bausch and lomb the eye care people promote this and they are a pretty reliable company. whether the vits can prevent or improve macular degeneration, glaucoma, retinopathy etc which cause decreased vision. is not clear, but they seem to be popular and not harmful. ...Read more