Review: could Restasis cause Infection?
We study 4,329 people who have side effects while taking Restasis from FDA and social media. Among them, 36 have Infection. Find out below who they are, when they have Infection and more.
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Restasis (latest outcomes from 4,470 users) has active ingredients of cyclosporine. It is often used in dry eyes.
Infection (latest reports from 258,262 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, multiple myeloma, high blood pressure.
On Jul, 18, 2014: 4,328 people reported to have side effects when taking Restasis. Among them, 36 people (0.83%) have Infection. They amount to 0.01% of all the 257,992 people who have Infection on eHealthMe.
Time on Restasis when people have Infection * :
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Gender of people who have Infection when taking Restasis * :
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Severity of Infection when taking Restasis ** :
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How people recovered from Infection ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypercalcaemia of malignancy (17 people, 47.22%)
- Multiple myeloma (17 people, 47.22%)
- Hypercalcaemia (13 people, 36.11%)
- Acute myeloid leukaemia (5 people, 13.89%)
- Dry eye (5 people, 13.89%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Ativan (22 people, 61.11%)
- Lasix (19 people, 52.78%)
- Plavix (18 people, 50.00%)
- Kytril (18 people, 50.00%)
- Hydrocortisone (18 people, 50.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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