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Updated on 26 Apr 2024

Learn more about RESTASIS



RESTASIS is the brand name for cyclosporine and is available as an ophthalmic emulsion.

What dosages is RESTASIS available in?

What dosages is RESTASIS available in?

RESTASIS is available as a 0.05% ophthalmic emulsion.

What is RESTASIS used for?

What is RESTASIS used for?

RESTASIS is a calcineurin inhibitor that is used to treat dry eyes in people 16 years of age and older.

How does RESTASIS work?

How does RESTASIS work?

RESTASIS is a calcineurin inhibitor. Calcineurin is a protein in your body that raises inflammation, including in your eyes. By blocking calcineurin from working, RESTASIS lowers inflammation, which then helps your eyes make more tears.

How do I take RESTASIS?

How do I take RESTASIS?

RESTASIS is typically dosed as 1 drop in affected eye(s) twice a day, 12 hours apart.

Is it safe for me to take RESTASIS?

Is it safe for me to take RESTASIS?

RESTASIS is a safe and effective treatment when used for FDA licensed indications. However, like all medications, they may give you unwanted side effects. You should always discuss potential side effects with your physician to ensure the medication is suitable and right for you. You should not use this medication if you have a hypersensitivity to RESTASIS.

RESTASIS Common Side Effects

RESTASIS Common Side Effects

Common side effects of RESTASIS:

  • Burning sensation in the eye
  • Eye swelling and redness
  • Eye discharge
  • Excessive eye tearing
  • Eye pain or irritations
  • Itchy eye
  • Eye stinging
  • Blurry vision
RESTASIS Serious Side Effects

RESTASIS Serious Side Effects

Serious side effects are rare with RESTASIS.

Effects of other drugs, drug classes and over-the-counter products on RESTASIS

Effects of other drugs, drug classes and over-the-counter products on RESTASIS

The following medications may interact with RESTASIS:

  • There are no major drug interactions listed for RESTASIS. However, always let your physician and pharmacist know about any other medications or supplements (including prescribed and over-the-counter medications, vitamins, and dietary or herbal supplements) that you are currently taking.
Who makes RESTASIS?

Who makes RESTASIS?

AbbVie Inc.

Is RESTASIS safe in pregnancy?

Is RESTASIS safe in pregnancy?

RESTASIS use is not expected to result in exposure of the drug to the unborn baby. However, you should talk to your healthcare provider before taking this medication if you are pregnant.


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