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Africa Hot, Vitamin D Drops Again, and Eyes Not Working Right by Jughead Patient Expert Posted Mon 10 Aug 2009 5:48pm It was Africa hot here today, I saw a couple lions chewing on a zebra, I tells ya, it was hot! This used to be primo pool weather, but it was too hot to even get out to the pool. The wife and girl are out there right now, I keep pushing my face up against the window, they didn't notice me. It was better for me to sit in the house, in front of th ... Read on »
Can I Be Addicted To Eye Drops? by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted Sat 12 Sep 2009 10:42pm Drop Addict asks… I read your post about being addicted to lip balm and I have a similar problem: I think I’m addicted to eye drops. My eyes constantly feel dry and I’m always putting drops in them. Is this bad for me? The Right Brain Responds: Dear Drop Addict, we’re not opthalmologists so we’re not qualified to give you any medical advice ... Read on »
Why Eye Drops Are Bad For You by The Healthy Boy Posted Sun 06 Jun 2010 12:00am You wake up a little later today and head to the bathroom only to see two big red bloodshot eyes staring back at you in the mirror. Maybe you didn't sleep well, maybe it's hay fever season, maybe you one too many margaritas at the bar last night and woke up in someone else's bed (lucky you)...either way you can't leave the house looking like thi ... Read on »
Marketing, Marketing, Marketing…Zyrtec & Claritin Eye Drops Don’t Contain Zyrtec or Claritin by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 23 Aug 2009 10:32pm 1 Comment What’s up with this?  Perhaps those ingredients were not meant for our eyes, but marketing and branding lives on.  BD  Both companies have extended their brands into new eye-drops products, but despite carrying the Zyrtec and Claritin names neither eye-drops brand contains any of the drugs that consumers know as Zyrtec or Claritin. The dr ... Read on »
Photos and Descriptions of Eye Drops for Allergic Conjunctivitis by Neil Kao Medical Doctor Posted Sat 13 Jun 2009 12:26am People with allergic conjunctivitis may have itchy, watery, red, scratchy or dry-feeling eyes. This disease occurs about 90% of the time with allergic rhinitis (hay fever). Note that medications for allergic conjunctivitis are approved on the basis of individual symptoms above. The most important symptoms to reduce in order of importance in my op ... Read on »
Claritin Eye (Drops) by Neil Kao Medical Doctor Posted Fri 14 Aug 2009 5:42pm I just read about a new product calledClaritin Eye. This is not liquid loratadine for the eye. It is a solution of ketotifen 0.025%, which is exactly the same asZatidor. They are available over-the-counter. Drops can be put in the eye about every 12 hours. To answer a common question: no, samples are not available in doctor's offices, at least ... Read on »
Eye drops made easy by Niyaprakash Patient Expert Posted Tue 26 Apr 2011 11:17am Eye drops made easy Source - Prevention India magazine Does the prospect of putting in eye drops make you want to cry ? Here’s a solution. GENTLY TUG your lower eyelid downward. This creates a little pouch between your eyeball and lid. Hold the dropper close to the lower lid, but don’t let it touch, so there’s no contamination. ... Read on »
Over-The-Counter Eye Drops and Nasal Sprays: Drug Safety Communication - Serious Adverse Events From Accidental Ingestion by Chi by FDA Posted Thu 25 Oct 2012 12:50pm [Posted 10/25/2012] AUDIENCE: Pediatrics, Consumer ISSUE: FDA is warning healthcare professionals and the public that accidental ingestion by children of over-the-counter eye drops used to relieve redness and nasal decongestant sprays can result in serious and life-threatening adverse events. The eye drops and nasal ... Read on »
The Mentholatum Company Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Rohto® Eye Drops Made in Vietnam by FDA Posted Thu 16 Jan 2014 6:22pm The Mentholatum Company announced today it is conducting a voluntary recall to the retail level of Rohto® Arctic, Rohto® Ice, Rohto® Hydra, Rohto® Relief and Rohto® Cool eye drops Made in Vietnam. This recall includes ONLY lots of product that were manufactured in Vietnam and DOES NOT include eye drops made in Japan. Read on »
Long Acting Ophthalmic Analgesic Eye Drops by nih.gov Posted Tue 15 Jun 2010 5:00pm Description of Invention: This invention is directed to the discovery that resiniferatoxin (RTX) produces a three to four day analgesic effect when topically applied to the cornea. Efficacy for RTX as an effective analgesic has been demonstrated in vivo in rats. Importantly, unlike currently available analgesics, RTX left the ... Read on »