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How long do you need to use Restasis? Forever?

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.

Posted 12 Feb 2013 6 answers

Can restasis cause cancer?

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 ...

Posted 7 May 2016 0 answers

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

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

Posted 29 Apr 2016 0 answers

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

... 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?

Posted 8 Apr 2016 0 answers

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

Posted 18 Feb 2016 0 answers

Has anyone else developed cancer after being on restasis?

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 ...

Posted 8 Jan 2015 2 answers

Restasis - I had a stem cell transplant in 2011?

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?

Posted 21 Apr 2015 3 answers

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

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 ...

Posted 15 Dec 2014 1 answer

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

... 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

Posted 9 Aug 2014 2 answers

Flu like symptoms?

Anyone else use Restasis and get flu like symptoms, headache body ache, etc

Posted 7 Mar 2015 2 answers

What is the price of restasis .05%?

Posted 5 Sep 2014 1 answer

I have two shrink wrapped containers of Restasis with the expiration date of 2/2013. What is the?

... actual shelf life, or do I need to toss them after the expiration date?

Posted 21 Jan 2013 3 answers

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