Restasis (cyclosporine) is an eye drop medication used to treat chronic dry eye which may be caused by inflammation. Cyclosporine is an immunosuppressant that increases tear production which may have been reduced by eye inflammation.
Always read the medication information and instructions before using this medication.
Always follow your doctor’s directions.
Make sure to tell your doctor:
Other information you should also know:
Common side effects of Restasis:
If you have any of the following cyclosporine side effects, seek medical help:
What should I do if I miss a dose of Restasis?
If you miss a dose of Restasis, you should take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip your missed dose.
What is the generic alternative to Restasis?
Generic Restasis is known as cyclosporine and comes in a vial-form similar to Restasis and also comes in a bottle form.