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Is it safe to take restasis while pregnant?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
6 doctors agree

In brief: Yes!

1Very little gets in systemically

In brief: Yes!

1Very little gets in systemically
Dr. Thomas Namey
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Dr. Richard Scartozzi
Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
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Dr. David Fein
Preventive Medicine

In brief: No

Restasis is a diluted version of cyclosporine, which is a drug used to prevent organ transplant rejection.
Although highly improbable that this eye-drop could ever affect your pregnancy, it would be much more prudent to use an over-the-counter artificial tears product instead.

In brief: No

Restasis is a diluted version of cyclosporine, which is a drug used to prevent organ transplant rejection.
Although highly improbable that this eye-drop could ever affect your pregnancy, it would be much more prudent to use an over-the-counter artificial tears product instead.
Dr. David Fein
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