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Restasis MultiDose

Generic name: cyclosporine ophthalmic [SYE-kloe-SPOR-een-off-THAL-mik]
Names of brands: Ceqa, Restasis, and Restasis MultiDose
The class of drug: ophthalmic anti-inflammatory agents

What is Restasis MultiDose?

Restasis MultiDose is used to treat dry eyes that could result from inflammation.Restasis MultiDose can also be used to treat conditions that are not mentioned in this guideline for medication.

Side effects of Restasis MultiDose

Contact a medical professional immediately. If you are experiencing symptoms that indicate an allergic reaction, like hives, trouble breathing, or swelling of your lips, face, or tongue,

Restasis MultiDose could result in serious side effects. Stop taking Restasis MultiDose and consult your physician immediately. If you suffer from:

  • Extreme eye pain, burning, or stinging after applying drops to the eye;
  • Swollen eyelids;
  • Symptoms of eye signs of eye swelling or redness, intense pain, or swelling or drainage.

Common adverse results of restasis multidose can include:

  • Minor eye pain, redness, or other irritations;
  • Eyes with a watery glare;
  • Blurred vision
  • You feel like something is there.

There isn't an exhaustive listing of the possible adverse consequences, but other side possible effects could also occur.Contact your doctor for advice regarding medical adverse effects. You may report any adverse reactions to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Similar or related drugs

Xiidra, Eysuvis, Ophthalmic Cyclosporine, Varenicline, Systane, Ceqa, and Artificial Tears


Only use it according to the directions. Speak to your doctor for advice if you have any other medication or have a medical issue or allergies.

Before you take this drug

You shouldn't make use of Restasis MultiDose in the event that you have an allergy to the chemical cyclosporine.Talk to your doctor if you are nursing or expecting.Don't give the medication to a child unless you have medical guidance.

How to take Restasis MultiDose?

Follow all instructions on your prescription label, and go through all medication guides or instructions sheets. Follow the medication exactly as prescribed.Take the medication approximately every 12 hours. Remove contact lenses first.Clean your hands prior to applying eye medications.To apply the drops to your eyes, tilt your head back slightly, then pull down the lower eyelid, creating an eyelid pocket. Place the dropper over the eye, and then squeeze the drop into the pocket. Keep your eyes closed for one to two minutes.The Restasis bottle upside-down a couple of times to mix the medication prior to each use.Make sure you only use the drops prescribed by your doctor.Make sure to wait at least 15 minutes prior to placing contact lenses in or using synthetic tears.Don't touch the tip of your eyedropper or put it directly in your eye. A dropper that is contaminated could cause an eye infection, which could result in serious vision problems.Ceqa Eye drops must be colorless and clear. Eye drops for restasis should be white in color.Each bottle with a single-use label is meant for one usage only (in each eye). The bottle should be disposed of after a single use, even in the event that there's still medicine in the bottle.Keep at room temperature. Keep Cequa one-use bottles in the original pouch.

What happens if I miss the dose?

Utilize the medicine as soon as you are able, but take a break from your missed dosage if you are close to the time for the next dose. Do not take two doses at once.

What happens if I overdose?

A dose of Restasis MultiDose is not likely to pose a risk. Take immediate medical attention or call the poison assistance service at 1-800-222-1222, in the event anyone is consuming the medication accidentally.

What should be avoided?

It's probably best not to wear contact lenses if you have dry eyes. Discuss with your doctor the risk you are taking.

Interaction with other drug

Eye medicine will not be affected by any other medications that you are taking. However, many medications can interact with each other. Discuss with your doctor all of your current medications, such as prescription and over-the-counter drugs, vitamins, and herbs.