Review: could Restasis cause Infection?
Summary: Infection is found among people who take Restasis, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Ativan, and have Hypercalcaemia of malignancy.
We study 4,349 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 has active ingredients of cyclosporine. It is often used in dry eyes. (latest outcomes from 4,490 Restasis users)
Infection has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, multiple myeloma, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 55,203 Infection patients)
On Mar, 4, 2015: 4,349 people reported to have side effects when taking Restasis. Among them, 36 people (0.83%) have Infection.
Time on Restasis when people have Infection * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Infection when taking Restasis * :
Age of people who have Infection when taking Restasis * :
Severity of Infection when taking Restasis ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Infection ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
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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I haven't had bronchitis, or even been sick in years. Not even a cold or flu. I've been on restasis less than a month and I got a sinus infection leading to bronchitis.
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