Restasis Ophthalmic Emulsion

Restasis Ophthalmic (0.4ml each) is a medicine used for the treatment of dry eyes. It allows for increased tear production by decreasing inflammation (swelling) in the eye.
This keeps the eyes lubricated and reduces discomfort.

Never use Restasis Ophthalmic (0.4ml each) if the seal is broken before you use it for the first time. Wash your hands before using it and shake the bottle well before each use.

Make sure you remove contact lenses if you wear them and wait for at least 15 minutes before putting them back.
It can take several weeks before you notice an improvement in your dry eyes. Keep using it as prescribed.

Most common side effects

The most common side effects of this medicine are blurred vision and burning sensations in the eyes.
If your vision is blurred or you have other changes in sight for a time, do not drive until your vision is clear. This is usually a short-term side effect, inform your doctor if it bothers you.

It is not likely that other medicines you take by mouth or injection will affect the way it works.
Talk to your doctor before using Restasis Ophthalmic (0.4ml each) if you have used a similar medicine before and had an allergic reaction. Do not use this medicine if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. click here: Restasis Ophthalmic Emulsion

USES OF RESTASIS OPHTHALMIC EMULSION

Dry eyes

BENEFITS OF RESTASIS OPHTHALMIC EMULSION

In Dry eyes

Normally your eyes produce enough natural tears to help them move easily and comfortably and to remove dust and other particles.
If they do not produce enough tears, they can become dry, red, and painful. Dry eyes can be caused by wind, sun, heating, computer use, and some medications.Restasis Ophthalmic (0.4ml each) keeps your eyes lubricated and can relieve any dryness and pain.
They will also help protect your eyes from injury and infection.

This medicine is safe to use with few side effects. If you wear soft contact lenses, you should remove them before applying the drops.

SIDE EFFECTS OF RESTASIS OPHTHALMIC EMULSION

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Restasis

  • Blurred vision
  • Burning sensation in the eye

HOW TO USE RESTASIS OPHTHALMIC EMULSION

This medicine is for external use only. Take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use.

HOW RESTASIS OPHTHALMIC EMULSION WORKS

Restasis Ophthalmic (0.4ml each) is an immunosuppressant that increases tear production in chronic dry eye disease. It works by decreasing inflammation (swelling) in the eye to allow for tear production. This keeps the eyes lubricated and reduces discomfort.

SAFETY ADVICE

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Alcohol

No interaction found/established
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Pregnancy

Restasis Ophthalmic (0.4ml each) may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
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Breastfeeding

Restasis Ophthalmic (0.4ml each) is unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby.
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Driving

It is not known whether Restasis Ophthalmic (0.4ml each) alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney

No interaction found/established
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Liver

No interaction found/established

WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE RESTASIS OPHTHALMIC EMULSION?

If you miss a dose of Restasis Ophthalmic (0.4ml each), use it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Quick tips

  • You have been prescribed Restasis Ophthalmic (0.4ml each) for the treatment of dry eyes.
  • It helps your own eyes to naturally produce more tears.
  • It can take several weeks before you notice an improvement in your dry eyes. Keep taking it as prescribed.
  • Do not touch the tip of the dropper to any surface, or to your eye, to avoid contaminating the eye drops
  • It does not work for everyone such as those with dry eyes from eye surgery, contact lenses, or thyroid problems.
  • If you wear soft contact lenses, remove them before putting in these eye drops and wait at least 15 minutes before putting your lenses back in.
  • It may cause a temporary burning sensation in the eye. Inform your doctor if this bothers you.
  • It may cause short-term blurring of vision when first used. Use caution before driving or using machines.

FAQs

Q. What is Restasis Ophthalmic Emulsion (0.4ml each)? What is it used for?

Restasis Ophthalmic (0.4ml each) belongs to a class of medicines known as immunosuppressants. It is used for the treatment of dry eyes. Restasis Ophthalmic Emulsion (0.4ml each) increases tear production and keep the eyes lubricated. This relieves the inflammation and discomfort associated with chronic eye disease.

Q. What are the side effects of Restasis Ophthalmic Emulsion (0.4ml each)?

The most common side effects of Restasis Ophthalmic (0.4ml each) include blurred vision and burning sensation in the eyes. However, these are usually not bothersome and resolve on their own. If any of these side effects worry you or persist for a longer duration, please consult your doctor.

Q. How does Restasis Ophthalmic Emulsion (0.4ml each) act?

Restasis Ophthalmic (0.4ml each) belongs to a class of medicines known as immunosuppressants. It works by decreasing inflammation (swelling) in the eye and improves tear production. This keeps the eyes lubricated and reduces the discomfort associated with dry eyes.

Q. How to use Restasis Ophthalmic Emulsion (0.4ml each)?

Remember to wash your hands before and after instilling Restasis Ophthalmic (0.4ml each). Try not to touch your eye or anything else with the dropper’s tip. Try to use it at about the same time each day. Use the prescribed number of drops. Do not use more medicine or use more often than directed. Do not stop using Restasis Ophthalmic (0.4ml each) unless directed by your doctor and try not to miss any doses.

Q. What other precautions should I take while using Restasis Ophthalmic Emulsion (0.4ml each)?

If you wear soft contact lenses, remove them before using Restasis Ophthalmic Emulsion (0.4ml each) and wait at least 15 minutes before putting your lenses back in. Do not touch the tip of the dropper to any surface or your eye to avoid contamination.

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