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Cyclosporine Eye Drop Information

If you have chronic dry eyes caused by eye inflammation, cyclosporine ophthalmic emulsion (Restasis®) may be able to increase your tear production. This drug comes in the form of an eye drop and is used twice daily, with 12 hours between doses.
 
In most cases, people tolerate this medication well. However, possible side effects can include burning, redness, and itching. Reactions to this product tend to be minor and are typically easy to treat.
 
Before starting treatment, make sure to review the safety information for the eye drops with your healthcare provider. Cyclosporine ophthalmic emulsion may not be suitable for everyone, so make sure your healthcare provider is aware if you have any other medical conditions (such as an eye infection or any allergies) or if you are taking any other types of medicine.
 
(For more information on these eye drops, click Cyclosporine Ophthalmic Emulsion. This article provides a more in-depth discussion, explaining how this prescription eye medication works, what to expect while using it, and how to ensure the effectiveness of each dose.)
 

Cyclosporine Eye Drop Information

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