Review: could Restasis cause Lymphoma?


Lymphoma is found among people who take Restasis, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Actonel, and have Dry eyes . We study 12,048 people who have side effects while taking Restasis from FDA and social media. Among them, 9 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 12,936 users)


Lymphoma (cancer that begins in immune system cells) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, lymphoma, multiple sclerosis, crohn's disease, high blood pressure (latest reports from 15,450 Lymphoma patients).

On Nov, 06, 2016

12,048 people reported to have side effects when taking Restasis.
Among them, 9 people (0.07%) 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: 37.5 %
  • 60+: 62.5 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vitamin D (2 people, 22.22%)
  • Evista /01303201/ (2 people, 22.22%)
  • Amiodarone Hcl (2 people, 22.22%)
  • Actonel (2 people, 22.22%)
  • Levothyroxine. (1 person, 11.11%)

Forecasts by (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Restasis, learn more)


* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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