Review: could Restasis cause Lymphocytic Lymphoma?


Lymphocytic lymphoma is reported only by a few people who take Restasis. We study 6,569 people who have side effects while taking Restasis from FDA and social media. Among them, 3 have Lymphocytic lymphoma. Find out below who they are, when they have Lymphocytic lymphoma and more.

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Restasis has active ingredients of cyclosporine. It is often used in dry eyes. (latest outcomes from Restasis 7,377 users)

Lymphocytic Lymphoma

Lymphocytic lymphoma (immature lymphocytes (white blood cells) are found mostly in the lymph nodes) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, multi-organ failure, pancytopenia, dehydration, fatigue (latest reports from 16,891 Lymphocytic lymphoma patients).

On Aug, 26, 2016

6,569 people reported to have side effects when taking Restasis.
Among them, 3 people (0.05%) have Lymphocytic Lymphoma

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Restasis cause Lymphocytic lymphoma?

Time on Restasis when people have Lymphocytic Lymphoma *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 100 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Lymphocytic Lymphoma when taking Restasis *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Lymphocytic Lymphoma when taking Restasis *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 50 %
  • 60+: 50 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (1 person)
  • Dry Eye (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Simvastatin (1 person)
  • Proventil (1 person)
  • Plaquenil (1 person)
  • Climara (1 person)
  • Cardizem (1 person)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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