Eye Drops vs Eye Wash

Eye Drops
(OTC)
Eye Wash
(OTC)
Eye Drops is an ophthalmic - decongestants and combination and an eye & vision care product.
Eye Wash is an eye & vision care product.
Satisfaction Score
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3.1
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.9
Very Satisfied
Concern level
1.6
Concern level
1.6
Approval Date
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Not Available
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
128,140 Discussions
3,793 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Dry Eyes
#2 for Allergy
#3 for Pinkeye
#5 for Eye Infection
Eye Drops is approved for Dry Eyes, Pinkeye and Conjunctivitis and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pinkeye
#2 for Eye Infection
Eye Wash is approved for Pinkeye and Eye Infection and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Eye
Cataract
6
Uveitis
2
Iritis
2
Floaters
2
Numbness
2
Nausea
1
Weight Gain
1
Addiction
1
High Blood Pressure
1
Weight Loss
1
Eye
Burning
5
Conjunctivitis
5
Wounds
4
Blindness
3
Floaters
3
Trauma
2
Cataract
2
Common Cold
2
Blurred Vision
2
Cough
2
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Cataract
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2
Uveitis
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2
0
Iritis
Eye
Eye
2
0
Floaters
Eye
Eye
2
3
Numbness
Eye
Eye
2
0
Nausea
Eye
Eye
1
0
Weight Gain
Eye
Eye
1
0
Addiction
Eye
Eye
1
0
High Blood Pressure
Eye
Eye
1
0
Weight Loss
Eye
Eye
1
0
Burning
Eye
Eye
5
0
Conjunctivitis
Eye
Eye
5
0
Wounds
Eye
Eye
4
0
Blindness
Eye
Eye
3
0
Floaters
Eye
Eye
3
2
Trauma
Eye
Eye
2
0
Cataract
Eye
Eye
2
6
Common Cold
Eye
Eye
2
0
Blurred Vision
Eye
Eye
2
0
Cough
Eye
Eye
2
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Eye Drops during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
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Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Eye Drops and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Eye Wash and alcohol.
Method of use
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Eye Drops
Eye Drops
Dosages
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Drops: , 0.05%, 1.4%, 0.05%-1%
Drops:
Solution:
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Tetrahydrozoline Hcl/Polyethylene Glycols , Tetrahydrozoline Hcl/Zinc Sulfate , Polyvinyl Alcohol , Tetrahydrozoline Hcl/Dextran 70/Peg 400/Povidone , Tetrahydrozoline Hcl , Naphazoline Hcl/Polyethylene Glycol 300 , Naphazoline Hcl/Hypromellose
Boric Acid, Sodium Borate/Boric Acid/Water/Sodium Chloride, Sodium/Potassium/Sodium Chloride, Balanced Salt Soln Non-Surg #6
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Eye Drops and Eye Wash: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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