Refresh Tears vs Systane

Refresh Tears
(OTC)
Systane
(OTC)
Refresh Tears is an eye & vision care product.
Systane is an eye & vision care product.
Satisfaction Score
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4.5
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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4.5
Very Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Dry Eyes
4.0
Concern level
1.2
Helpfulness
for Dry Eyes
3.8
Concern level
1.3
Approval Date
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Not Available
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
1,087 Discussions
4,595 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Dry Eyes
#2 for Eye Problems
#3 for Eye Disease
Refresh Tears is approved for Dry Eyes and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Dry Eyes
Systane is approved for Dry Eyes and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Ref
Light Sensitivity
2
Glaucoma
2
Nearsighted
2
Lupus
2
Graves
2
Floaters
1
Depression
1
Diabetes
1
Migraines
1
Eye Strain
1
Sys
Uveitis
1
Blindness
1
Eye Strain
1
Itchy Eyes
1
Eye Irritation
1
Migraines
1
Insomnia
1
Joint Pain
1
Dehydration
1
Addiction
1
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Refresh Tears
Ref
Systane
Sys
Light Sensitivity
Ref
Sys
2
0
Glaucoma
Ref
Sys
2
0
Nearsighted
Ref
Sys
2
0
Lupus
Ref
Sys
2
0
Graves
Ref
Sys
2
0
Floaters
Ref
Sys
1
0
Depression
Ref
Sys
1
0
Diabetes
Ref
Sys
1
0
Migraines
Ref
Sys
1
1
Eye Strain
Ref
Sys
1
1
Uveitis
Sys
Ref
1
0
Blindness
Sys
Ref
1
0
Eye Strain
Sys
Ref
1
1
Itchy Eyes
Sys
Ref
1
0
Eye Irritation
Sys
Ref
1
0
Migraines
Sys
Ref
1
1
Insomnia
Sys
Ref
1
0
Joint Pain
Sys
Ref
1
0
Dehydration
Sys
Ref
1
0
Addiction
Sys
Ref
1
0
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Refresh Tears and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Systane and alcohol.
Method of use
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Eye Drops
Eye Drops
Dosages
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Drops: 0.5%
Drops: 0.4%-0.3%
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Carboxymethylcellulose
Propylene Glycol/Polyethylene Glycol 400, Mineral Oil/Petrolatum White, Propylene glycol/Polyethylene glycol 400/Pf
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Refresh Tears and Systane: 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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