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RESTASIS
Dry eye
Ocular allergy/inflammation
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Drug Name:

RESTASIS Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Cyclosporine 0.05%; oph emulsion; preservative-free

Company:
Allergan

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for RESTASIS:

To increase tear production in keratoconjunctivitis sicca-associated ocular inflammation.

Adult:

≥16yrs: 1 drop in each eye every 12hrs.

Children:

<16yrs: not established.

Warnings/Precautions:

Remove contact lenses before treatment; may reinsert 15mins after instillation. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.

Interactions:

Allow ≥15mins between dosing of lubricant eye drops.

Pharmacological Class:

Immunomodulator (partial)/ antiinflammatory.

Adverse Reactions:

Ocular burning, conjunctival hyperemia, discharge, epiphora, eye pain, foreign body sensation, pruritus, stinging, blurring.

Generic Availability:

NO

How Supplied:

Single-use vials (0.4mL)—30, 60; Multidose (5.5mL)—1

Indications for RESTASIS:

To increase tear production in keratoconjunctivitis sicca-associated ocular inflammation.

Adult:

≥16yrs: 1 drop in each eye every 12hrs.

Children:

<16yrs: not established.

Warnings/Precautions:

Remove contact lenses before treatment; may reinsert 15mins after instillation. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.

Interactions:

Allow ≥15mins between dosing of lubricant eye drops.

Pharmacological Class:

Immunomodulator (partial)/ antiinflammatory.

Adverse Reactions:

Ocular burning, conjunctival hyperemia, discharge, epiphora, eye pain, foreign body sensation, pruritus, stinging, blurring.

Generic Availability:

NO

How Supplied:

Single-use vials (0.4mL)—30, 60; Multidose (5.5mL)—1

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