Review: could Restasis cause Lymphocytic Lymphoma?


Summary

Lymphocytic lymphoma is reported only by a few people who take Restasis. We study 11,646 people who have side effects while taking Restasis from FDA and social media. Among them, 4 have Lymphocytic lymphoma. Find out below who they are, when they have Lymphocytic lymphoma and more.

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Restasis

Restasis has active ingredients of cyclosporine. It is often used in dry eyes. (latest outcomes from Restasis 12,528 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, fever, agranulocytosis, diarrhea, pneumonia (latest reports from 22,612 Lymphocytic lymphoma patients).

On Sep, 19, 2016

11,646 people reported to have side effects when taking Restasis.
Among them, 4 people (0.03%) 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: 75 %
  • male: 25 %

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: 33.33 %
  • 60+: 66.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Dry Eye (2 people, 50.00%)
  • Supplementation Therapy (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Nausea (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Laxative Supportive Care (1 person, 25.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Venlfaxine Xr (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Prevacid (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Ondansetron (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Lovenox (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Acyclovir. (1 person, 25.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Lacrimation Increased (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Eye Irritation (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Eye Discharge (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Dry Eye (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Alopecia (1 person, 25.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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