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Safe Restasis Pregnant
Category C Drug: Meaning animal studies show adverse fetal effects but no controlled human studies or no animal or human studies. Given Restasis is used to treat dry eye (not usually a very dangerous condition) i would stop it. Ask the eye doctor who prescribed it for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
No need to : There is no reason to use restasis ™ during your pregnancy. It's labeled as a class C pregnancy risk, which means animal studies show fetal risk, but there are no controlled human or animal studies. There is no need to chance the unlikely risk with Restasis. Similarly with its use during lactation. ...Read more
Yes: These meds are totall different and there is no cross sensitivity. ...Read more
Not likely: Restasis is a topical drop designed to increase the production of tears in those deficient in tear flow. The increase can be helpful but rarely enough to increase tear flow into the sinuses and in fact more fluid in sinuses might improve the health of the sinuses. So if Restasis is helpful, continue it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Refresh endura is the vehicle for Restasis but there is no over-the-counter equivalent for the medication component of restasis. ...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. ?
Is Restasis absorbed into bloodstream?concerned with long term use and overuse affects. Can it cause harm to the body?
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