Review: could Restasis cause Lymphoma?


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, 5 have Lymphoma. Find out below who they are, when they have Lymphoma and more.

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Restasis has active ingredients of cyclosporine. It is often used in dry eyes. (latest outcomes from Restasis 5,935 users)


Lymphoma (cancer that begins in immune system cells) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, death, sepsis, febrile neutropenia, diarrhea (latest reports from 10,252 Lymphoma patients).

On Aug, 21, 2016

6,569 people reported to have side effects when taking Restasis.
Among them, 5 people (0.08%) have Lymphoma

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Restasis cause Lymphoma?

Time on Restasis when people have Lymphoma *:

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

Gender of people who have Lymphoma when taking Restasis *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have 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: 25 %
  • 60+: 75 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Osteoporosis (2 people)
  • Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis (1 person)
  • Muscle Spasms (1 person)
  • Insomnia (1 person)
  • Dry Eye (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Evista /01303201/ (2 people)
  • Amiodarone Hcl (2 people)
  • Actonel (2 people)
  • Trazodone (1 person)
  • Aspirin (1 person)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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