Restasis

Active Ingredient(s): Cyclosporine
FDA Approved: * December 23, 2002
Pharm Company: * ALLERGAN
Category: Immunosuppressive

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Restasis Overview

Ciclosporin, also spelled cyclosporine and cyclosporin, is an immunosuppressant medication and natural product.[3] It is taken by mouth or by injection into a vein for rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, Crohn's disease, nephrotic syndrome, and in organ transplants to prevent rejection.[3][4] It is also used as eye drops for keratoconjunctivitis sicca (dry eyes).[5] Common side effects include high blood pressure, headache, kidney p...

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Dry eyes help

Hi, how long does it take for restasis to work ? ## Hello, Pegostress! How are you? How long have you been using it? It may take a couple of weeks to reach its full level of efficacy in your body and increase tear products. Common side effects may include a burning sensation, red eyes, runny eyes and eye discharge. Are you on any other medications? That could also affect it. ## I am taking Bepreve for eye allergies thats it.. I think I need to move back to the city... I was on wellbutrin for years and my vision got so blurry now I need bifocals. So i got a double whammy almost 2 weeks now does nothing ## Bepreve contains an antihistamine, so it could actually be contributing to the dry eye. Have you tried any oral medications for the allergies? That might help, while eliminating the dry...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Cyclosporine
  • Capsule: 100mg, 25mg, 50mg
  • Emulsion: 0.05%
  • Injection: 250mg/5ml, 50mg/ml
  • Solution: 0.09%, 100mg/ml
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Restasis: (4 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0023-9163 Restasis .5 mg/ml Ophthalmic Emulsion by Allergan, Inc.
  • 50090-1242 Restasis .5 mg/ml Ophthalmic Emulsion by A-s Medication Solutions
  • 50090-4476 Restasis .5 mg/ml Ophthalmic Emulsion by A-s Medication Solutions
  • 54868-4793 Restasis .5 mg/ml Ophthalmic Emulsion by Physicians Total Care, Inc.

Other drugs which contain Cyclosporine or a similar ingredient: (6 results)

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