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Restasis Side Effects
? infection: Restasis does not contain a preservative. Preservatives prevent bacteria from growing in eyedrops that have a long shelf life. Therefore you should not open a vile of Restasis and use the same vile a week later. However (while not recommended by the manufacturer) you would likely be fine opening a vile in the morning and using the same vile later in the day. ...Read more
Luckily,not many: Restasis is a wonderful drug used to treat dry eye syndrome. The good news is that it is easy to remember as it is only used twice daily.....Also good is that compared to many other topical prescription eye drops, it is pretty benign, without side effects for most people. The frustrating thing with Restasis is it's lack of an immediate effect.....Most people don't notice an effect for three months. ...Read more
Just started restasis 3 days ago for sjogrens.I know it takes months for dryness, but my sclera looks whiter. I'm concerned about longterm effects. ?
Depends: I think that within a month or two after the expiration date you'll probably still get good effectiveness from the medication, however after that it is hard to say. ...Read more