Skip to Content

Cyclosporine Ophthalmic Dosage

Applies to the following strength(s): 0.05%

The information at Drugs.com is not a substitute for medical advice. Always consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Usual Adult Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Keratoconjunctivitis Sicca

1 drop 2 times a day in each eye approximately 12 hours apart

Comments:
-This drug can be used concomitantly with artificial tears, allowing a 15 minute interval between products.

Use: To increase tear production in patients whose tear production is presumed to be suppressed due to ocular inflammation associated with keratoconjunctivitis sicca

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Precautions

Safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 16 years.

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

Administration advice:
-Patients should be instructed to wash their hands before instilling this drug.
-The unit dose vial should be inverted a few times to obtain a uniform, white, opaque emulsion before using.
-The vial should be discarded immediately after use.

Patient advice:
-Patients should be instructed to use nasolacrimal occlusion and to close the eyelids for 2 minutes after instillation.

Storage requirements:
-Do not freeze.
-Protect from light

Hide