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Can Latisse backfire?
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I used Latisse successfully for several months & loved the look. But then my lashes started to fall out, leaving me with short stubby ones less full than when I began the latisse. Does anyone know if it stops working, or the body gets resistant to it, or have any of you had the same reaction? THanks. ## Same thing happened to me - I am wondering if this is a bad batch of Latisse - how would one know until eyelashes stop growing or fall out? ## It is normal for your body to eventually get used to any type of medication you are using, even a topical one and it may stop working as well as it once did. The warnings in the product information also say that other changes in hair growth may occur and though it is rare, this could involve shorter or less lashes. Some drugs don't work at...
Updated 5 days ago in Latisse.
 
Dorzolamide - Timolol Opth Soln 10 ML
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I have been on Dorzolamide - Timolol for the past eight months , for use in one eye . This drug has reduced my eye pressure from 21 to 13 . I receive a 10 ML vial or bottle, which should last approximately 45 days . However after about 28 days the bottle is empty with proper use . What i discovered in the first four bottles is that , they were approx. 70 % full . I registered a complaint with my health insurance , which informed me to check the level of the bottle before leaving the pharmacy. When i acquired the fifth bottle , it was completely filled or 100%. I served on a Grand Jury for medicaid fraud . This is no doubt a case of fraud . A prescription bottle of Dorzolamide - Ttimolol 10 ML should be filled to the top of the bottle.
Updated 11 days ago in Cosopt.
 
Jetrea Experience
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I am 54 years old which I am told is fairly young for this situation. I also had Lasik surgery 10 years ago and my vision was perfect for distance. I was only beginning to need reading glasses. It was very difficult to accept the changes that started occurring in my right eye especially since my vision was so great beforehand. I had surgery (vitrectomy) for a macular hole in Jan of 2014. The surgery was successful but I did develop a cataract very quickly which almost always happens after this surgery. Much to my dismay, the same situation presented in my left eye in Dec of 2014. I knew immediately what was going on so I made an appointment with my surgeon. We decided to try the injection this time since my hole was very small and he figured it was a 50/50 chance in my case. I had the i...
Updated 15 days ago in Jetrea.
 
d-panthenol sodium hyaluronate ophthalmic solution
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Can we use the solution after more than one month of opening the bottle? It is well within the expiry date.
Updated 16 days ago.
 
Terfamex 30mg
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Hi, I have glaucoma and i want to know if it's safe for me to take terfamex 30 mg? ## Hello, Alaminos! How are you? Terfamex contains Phentermine, which is a stimulant drug that's used to aid in weight loss. Learn more Phentermine details here. Are you on any other medications? You should check with your doctor, before adding anything new to make sure that it's safe for you to do so. ## I'm 20 years old and I'm taking terfamex I bought it on Mexico. I don't take it everyday. I take it about every other day or every three days. I weigh about 130 now before I started taking it, exercising, or eating semi healthier I weighed 150. I just want to loose a little more weight and then start building muscle. I just wanted to know if I was in risk of anything harmful from ...
Updated 26 days ago in Phentermine.
 
eye drops in ear,is this harmful?
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I'm accidentally put tetrahydrozoline in my ear & now I'm experiencing some nausea. Should I be concerned and are there any other symptoms I should be on the look out for? Also, my intention was to use ear wax removing solution, is it okay to attempt to loosen the cerumen in my ear or should I wait awhile? ## Hello, Jkidd! How are you? No, generally eye drops in your ear aren't a concern, though you may experience the nausea, as you have, due to the fluid in the ear. You should also make sure that it drains out, before trying to use anything else. It's always best to double check with your doctor, but I doubt you have anything to worry about here. If you put ear drops in your eye, that would be a concern, because ear drops aren't sterile, like eye drops. Is there...
Updated 27 days ago in Eye Drops.
 
systane eye drops
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I came across these drops as follows - Ultra and Balance. Are they different or similar ? Which one you recommend ? Thanks. ## I was using the "Tears Naturale" for my dry eyes, but my eye specialist advised to switch to Systane drops, which are coming in 2 Options - "Balance" and "Ultra". I am looking for experience about these drops. Thanks. ## I accidently put my systane eye drop in my nose ## I ACCIDENTLY PUT SYSTANE EYE DROPS IN MY EAR TO TREAT SWIMMERS EAR
Updated 1 month ago in Eye Drops.
 
dorzol timol
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would like to know the side affects with this drug ## This is commonly prescribed in the U.S. under the trade name Cosopt. It s used to reduce the pressure in the eye to normal levels and treat Glaucoma. Side effects may include: swelling or redness of the eyelids, light sensitivity and blurred vision. Do you have any other questions? ## My mother has had glaucoma for years. Her eyes sting with the use of Dorzol so the Dr. is having her try Istalol. I did some research on both and found them to be quite the same. Would you explain the most noticeable difference between Dorzolamide HC1/Timolol Maleate Ophthalmic and Istalol (timolol maleate ophthalmic solution)? ## Dear sir / madam, I 'm a chronic kidney disease, with a kreatinin of 3.88 and 64 ureum for around 1 year (as I know). Re...
Updated 1 month ago in Cosopt.
 
optic neuritis treatment
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My optic nerves have been slightly damaged as a result of optic neuritis. Will remylin-d tablets help in restoring my optical nerves and repair the demyelination?
Updated 1 month ago.
 
Change from CYMGEN 60MG to NUZAK 20MG
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I've used CYMGEN 60mg for almost 5 years. My new GP decided to put me on NUZAK 20mg. I Use it with EPITEC 350 MG. I have glaucoma. I am using NUZAK now for almost 10 days and experiencing side effects like nausea, dizziness, off balance and feel out of control. Must I keep on using NUZAK? ## Those are listed as possible side effects, according to the NIH, you may also experience mood swings, weight changes, and dizziness. Have you started taking it, yet? How are you doing? Are you on any other medications?
Updated 1 month ago.
 
DUREZOL EYE DROPS
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I've been on Durezol for 1-1/2 years for Iritis. I've had 6 eye surgeries in 2 years-2 macular holes, 2 cataracts, 2 eye shunts because of high IOP. I've gained 17 lbs. When you drop Durezol then pinch your eyes, you still get Durezol running into your tear ducts which then goes right into your system. Can't be helped. But also because Durezol makes your vision blurry and your eyes light sensitive, I've not been as physically active as I was prior to my eye surgeries and I went into a little depression. I think that is reason for my weight gain and maybe others.
Updated 2 months ago in Durezol.
 
Success with Jetrea? Side effects subside?
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I am scheduled for Jetrea 4/30. I am wondering if your side effects have subsided and would you do it again. ## Hoping to hear from people who used Jetrea to close Macular Hole. I am wondering about lasting side effects. Do you think it was worth it? Did you need to go on to have to have surgery? Any thoughts, opinions and insights on Jetrea are appreciated. ## I have had a successful experience with Jetrea. I have just posted a brief description of my post injection recovery here and have kept a blog. I hope my comments will be of help to you. ## Thank you so much for sharing your story. I read your blog and it was extremely interesting and well done. I think it is interesting that you felt so confident to try Jetrea when you were maybe the first in the country to do so while I am so h...
Updated 3 months ago in Jetrea.
 
Prefrin Eye Drops For Red Eyes
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Ophthalmologist prescribed PREFRIN eye drops for red eyes nearly 20 years ago. Is it available now? My problem is allergic in nature (itchy eyes = angular conjunctivitis mild at inner angles of eyes ). Appreciate response from OLD-TIMERS. ## I have had prefrin prescribed approximately 25 years ago and I use this daily although cautioned by optomotrists that this could lead to a permanent red vessel eye condition. I do however find these drops comfortable to use and the removal of red in my eyes. I can no longer find this product and pharmacies all indicate"out of stock". I assume that the product is no longer available and perhaps I could be informed of a replacement or alternative product. Information would greatly be appreciated. ## I used to use Prefrin in the 80's & ...
Updated 3 months ago in Eye Drops.
 
Any side effects from Xiidra?
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Has anyone had experience with Xiidra, for dry eyes? I am curious if there are any side effects not listed by the company...
Updated 3 months ago in Xiidra.
 
Contacts and polymyxin sulfate and trimethoprim
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How long after using a dose of polymyxin sulfate and trimethoprim eye drops do I have to wait to put my contacts back in?
Updated 4 months ago in Eye Drops.
 
Hypotears Discontinuation
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The first hypothesis is that Hypotears was so good that the medical establishment forced somehow retailers and the pharmaceutical company to discontinue the product, and the second hypothesis is that the cost to make Hypo is so outrageous that the public won't be able to afford it out of their pocket. ## I have been buying HypoTears over the internet for awhile. Suddenly the price has quadrupled, leading me to conclude that it has been discontinued. How can I find out for sure? ## Hey guys, I just wanted to post an update to those of you who may be looking for HypoTears on the internet. Apparently some retailers do still carry it. Not sure what the original price tag was before it skyrocketed, but what I'm seeing are 1oz packages of HydroTears for $24.99 and $59.96 from two diff...
Updated 5 months ago in Hypotears.
 
Eye drops with Azelastine
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I was using Bausch + Lomb eye drops for years with good results. Then insurance companies made me switch to generic Azelastine HCI by Apotex Corp and in the past 3-years I'm sure there were other manufactures because the bottle has not always looked the same. I've discussed the terrible side effects with Generic brand. I'm told it's the same as B&L but it's not. This Apotex Corp burned or stung so bad that I jumped in the shower with my clothes on. I've always put a drop on my inside wrist and wait a day before ever putting liquid in my eye and though this is not a full proof way of knowing if the drops will burn it certainly makes me feel a little more at ease before using. I never had a broblem until generic and now I'm using/trying many over the counte...
Updated 6 months ago in Azelastine.
 
can terramicina oxitetraciclina polimixina b help lupus rash
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I was told that people with lupus can use this for lupus rash. I have the lupus rash on my arm's & a little on my face. would this help me ## Hello, Katie! How are you? This is an antibiotic ointment, so no, it will not do anything to help with any lupus symptoms. What medications are you on for it? ## Hi ! I m wonder if "hypo tears" (eye drops) could be find in Mexico, I was using them for almost 20 years for eye dryness but it's been discontinued , let me tell that I have tried every single eye drops over the counter and none of them works for my condition,also was prescribed "Restasis") by my Eye Dr. and nothing has happened I still have 2 boxes sealed I was on this med for 90 days accordingly to directions. So if someone knows of any other meds that will ...
Updated 6 months ago in Eye Drops.
 
Flamar-MX
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It is in tablet form and the colour is a light pink, I would like to know if this drug can be used for any type of pain, especially menstual cramps, and could you specify as to what type of pain can it be used on. ## what is Flamar DP and Flamar MX used for ## what is Alerid eye drops used for ## what is Alerid tablets used for ## i have a high creatinine in my blood because of my kidney stones.my left hand is swelling and very painful. can i intake flamar to ease the pain in my hand. ## my son has a back pain for 2 days now he did some holiday work so was wondering if he strain a muscle so i give him a flamar tablet i was wondering if i could give him a curum tablet with that is it safe ## While lifting weight in the Gym.(Dambell).I got excruciating pain past 2months.is this tab help me
Updated 6 months ago in Eye Drops.
 
Eylea injectioon
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Has anyone experienced loss of smell and taste since getting injections? ## What did your retinal specialist say about the cause of loss of smell and taste? Were you on Lucentis or Avastin before start of Eylea? ## I haven't been able to find any information that lists such symptoms as being known side effects of this medication, but it's very difficult to know how any drug will affect any given person that takes it. Have you contacted your doctor about it? Learn more Eylea details here. ## I have been having inj's. for amd since Oct 2010. First Lucentic for about a year, then Avastin. I have now had about 26 inj's. of eyelia. I lost my sense of smell in 2015 and saw ent specialists. I had a CT scan and an MRI scan but nothing found. The specialist put it down to a viral...
Updated 7 months ago in Eylea.
 

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