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How long do you need to use Restasis? Forever?

Posted 12 Feb 2013 by dog8cat 8 answers

Just wondering since my eye doctor did not give me a yes or no answer to this question. And this drug works well for me but my prescription, each time for 4 months is $215.00.

My Restasis expired 12/2015. Is it still good?

Posted 19 Dec 2016 by 1eyes1 0 answers

Has Allergan approved using the Restasis vial more than one time?

Posted 25 Jul 2016 by met16132 1 answer

I have been using Restasis for 2 weeks and have the continuous burning after each use. As noted this drug is very expensive and it seems wasteful to throw out what is left after the application. I counted 11 more drops in the vial after one use in each eye. I would think with care it would be ...

Is Lotemax ever a treatment for dry eye syndrome?

Posted 26 Aug 2016 by Helenjcd 0 answers

My optromitist prescribed it because Restasis irritated my eyes, but the information in the package did not mention its use for dry eyes.

Can restasis cause cancer?

Posted 7 May 2016 by Kyle2727 0 answers

I was an extremely healthy and health conscious individual, but then after a year of being on restasis due to LASIK surgery I developed a type of non Hodgkin's lymphoma. Restasis was the only medication I was on.

Should Restasis be used if you have a history of ophthalmic Zoster, or will it possibly reactivate?

Posted 29 Apr 2016 by Roger G 0 answers

the zoster virus? Also have severe dry eye associated in the affected eye.

I am concerned that after taking restasis for 6 weeks my depression seems worse. I take?

Posted 8 Apr 2016 by ccamp1314 0 answers

... antidepressants and need help sleeping. I need to know if this new dry eye treatment is increasing my depression and shoulsd I talk to my doctor?

Hello Actemra users, anyone having issues with eyes on Actemra, dry eye and painful red eye lids?

Posted 18 Feb 2016 by cari1 1 answer

If so, how are you managing? I can't use Restasis. OTC drops, warm compresses and night time ointment already in use. I have RA, Sjogren's disease, and am using a prednisone burst at the moment.

Has anyone else developed cancer after being on restasis?

Posted 8 Jan 2015 by rooo 2 answers

I was very healthy, was put on restasis for dry eye. several months later 2 malignant melanomas, then blood cancer. research shows it is an immune suppressant and causes cancer, so there must be others out there with this experience. Thx

Restasis has just been prescribed for me by my ophthalmologist, but my family doctor insists it does

Posted 9 Aug 2014 by LhasaLover 2 answers

... not work and is against me taking it. I know this is a general question, but does this stuff really help? My severe dry eye has caused corneal abrasions

There are 60 vials in the pack of Restasis I received. Do I use each vial 2 times or one time?

Posted 15 Dec 2014 by memyselfandme 1 answer

I was instructed to put a drop in each eye, twice a day--once at about 7:30 a.m. and again about 7:30 p.m. Do I use only one vial for both applications, or do I use one vial for the morning application and a second vial for the evening application?

Restasis - I had a stem cell transplant in 2011?

Posted 21 Apr 2015 by LindaGH 3 answers

My tear glands don't work. My tear ducts have been permanently closed. I have been on Restasis for 3.5 months with no change. Does there come a point in time when I can say, Restasis failed?

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