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Patanol Review Summary

8.9/10 Average Rating

17 Ratings with 16 User Reviews

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Reviews for Patanol to treat Seasonal Allergic Conjunctivitis

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"I first tried Patanol last year. I had been crying a lot one day and my eyes felt incredibly dry and irritated afterwards. My roommate, a nurse, gave me a new bottle of Patanol (she had just been switched to another rx instead) to help my burning eyes. I had never experienced such immediate, profound relief with any OTC dry eye drops, gels, etc. for my dry eye symptoms! Now I have my own Rx, and it still works wonders for my bad dry eyes."

   
9.0

Mackintosh (taken for 6 months to 1 year) July 3, 2015

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"I love these drops. They really fixed my watery sore eyes. Only $5 with my insurance in Canada. Not sure how much it would be if my insurance didn't cover it but probably not too much. Life saver."

   
10

NurseKate04 June 25, 2015

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"ever since I can remember my eyes have always itched and every day I would rub/knuckle my eyes and I did some research to find out that rubbing your eyes everyday can result in permanent vision loss so I went to the clinic and was prescribed patanol and it has worked wonders. I am very grateful for modern medicine. A lot of people are paying an arm and a leg but I'm in the military and Uncle Sam takes car of me."

   
10

QofB May 9, 2015

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"It has worked wonders for my daughter but for those talking about the pricey copay I don't have insurance and it cost me $334.00 for a 5 ml bottle. Now that is what I call pricey."

   
10

kiab March 25, 2015

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"Even though Patanol is a bit pricy even with insurance (about $30), and without about $190, it's better than rubbing my eyes so hard every day and having my contacts come out from them itching so bad. It absolutely works. The only reason I'm giving it a 9 is just because it's annoying to have to wait 10 minutes to put my contacts in when I'm getting ready in the mornings as it has to be absorbed before you do."

   
9.0

Anonymous55 August 23, 2014

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"It is the best. It is very expensive my allergy doctor helps me by giving me samples sometimes. There a program to help."

   
10

fleming64 January 2, 2014

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"This has been the only eye drop ever to be calming/soothing and effective almost immediately. The only downside is that it has been expensive with insurance at $30 and then $40. "

   
8.0

Itchy Eyes Momma (taken for 10 years or more) September 14, 2013

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"My doctor prescribed this medicine for my itchy, watery and irritated eyes... indeed, it is very effective but it is also pricy."

Vic C (taken for 5 to 10 years) August 16, 2013

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"I'm using these eye drops, to get rid of redness, in my eyes, due to dry eye syndrome. While I do like how it works, it is way too expensive, at 45.00 a copay, and I have very good health insurance. "

   
6.0

D517 (taken for 1 to 6 months) July 27, 2013

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"I started having red eyes. After the third day of not seeing any progress (I thought I had allergies). I went to the doctor for a diagnosis to find out I had "pink eye". He prescribed me Patanol to control the redness and told me to just wait as "pink eye" is a virus and will go away on its own. I decided to still buy the prescription to find out it cost $160 for 5ml tiny bottle! I used it twice a day (as prescribed) and my eyes were back to its normal white shade in couple of days. I never heard of this eye drop. It is really expensive but seems to be worthy."

User from New York City January 11, 2011

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"I was prescribed this for my allergies and took it only a couple of times. I have an auto-immune disorder that causes dry eyes and this medicine made them drier. It also made them itch more and become redder."

   
1.0

Anonymous September 7, 2010

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"This medication helped with my allergies greatly! The only problem is that it stung a little when first using it."

   
9.0

PSmith23 July 17, 2009

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"Great medicine, I've been using it everyday for 5 years now, really helps to control and relieve my conjunctivitis, and it keeps the whites of my eyes clear (they used to be red/yellowish often). However, for serious cases of conjunctivitis (which hit me once a year at the beginning of summer), it doesn't really help, and you'll have to see your ophthalmologist for steroid drops. The major downside is the price. $35-40 for a 5ml bottle here in NZ."

   
9.0

nzgirl March 21, 2009

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"It's good and light on eyes. My doctor prescribed it as I'm having a lot of secretions from my eyes in the morning. Patanol helped me and the good thing is it's safe to use long term."

   
10

ShadyEGY February 4, 2009

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"I have allergic conjunctivitis and it made my eyes feel much better - not so itchy, red and swollen."

   
10

CaptainM July 16, 2008

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"I am glad I finally found something to relieve my dry eye pain in the summer months."

   
10

Little dee June 27, 2008

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