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RESTASIS 0.05% INJECTION

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Composition FOR RESTASIS

Cyclosporine(0.05%)

food interaction for RESTASIS

alcohol interaction for RESTASIS

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Restasis 0.05% injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Restasis 0.05% injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR RESTASIS

    Cyclosporine(0.05%)

    Uses

    Restasis 0.05% injection is used in atopic dermatitis and organ transplantation.
    It is also used to prevent transplant rejection of bone marrow and stem cell.

    How it works

    Restasis 0.05% injection suppresses the activity of body's immune system and prevents rejection of the transplanted organ.

    Common side effects

    Nausea, Vomiting, Increased hair growth, Increased blood pressure, Renal dysfunction, Loss of appetite, Diarrhoea

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    Expert advice FOR RESTASIS

    • Take precaution while using Cyclosporine as it affects your ability to fight against infection.
    • Seek immediate medical attention if you have any signs of active infection like fever, sore throat, in case you have gout or if you are taking any medications for the same or if you need any vaccination.
    • Your blood parameters will be monitored regularly for the Cyclosporine content in the blood especially post-transplantation or if you have any liver, kidney diseases or high blood pressure (hypertension).
    • Inform your doctor if you have history of fits (epilepsy) or any alcohol-related problems.
    • Avoid direct exposure to sunlight or UV light while on treatment with Cyclosporine, as immune system suppression increases the risk of developing skin and lymphoid system cancers. 
    • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
    • Patients allergic to Cyclosporine or any of its ingredients should avoid it.
    • Cyclosorine should not be administered to patients receiving radiation therapy, including psoralen ultraviolet A (PUVA) or ultraviolet B (UVB) therapy, for psoriasis.

    Frequently asked questions FOR RESTASIS

    Cyclosporine

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    Is Cyclosporine cytotoxic?
    No, Cyclosporine is not cytotoxi

    Q.

    Is Cyclosporine a steroid/ sulfa drug?
    No, Cyclosporine is not a steroid or sulfa drug, but a cyclic peptide isolated from fungal source

    Q.

    Does Cyclosporine affect fertility & birth control?
    No, Cyclosporine is not known to impair fertility and has no known effects on birth contro

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    Does Cyclosporine cause weight gain, constipation or hair loss?
    No, Cyclosporine has no known effects on weight gain, constipation or hair loss.

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    Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)