2 patient evaluations for Cyclosporine ophthalmic taken for the purpose of 'dry eyes'

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Feb 12, 2016 (Started Oct 11, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for dry eyes)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.2 g Daily
Advice & Tips: the benefits continue.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 19, 2015 (Started Oct 11, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for dry eyes)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.2 g Daily
Advice & Tips: This remains extremely effective.
Cost: < $25 monthly

May 27, 2012 (Started Oct 11, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for dry eyes)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.2 g Daily
Advice & Tips: Restasis was originally prescribed for my very dry eyes. Now I know the dry eye condition caused my tearing and Conjunctivitis. I'm so glad that my eyes no longer tear all day and I can now open my eyes upon awakening and I can see clearly. Before this medication when I woke, I had to unglue my eye lashes, rinse out my eyes and wait about an hour (for the tearing to subside), before I could even attempt to read anything.
Cost: $200+ monthly

Jan 21, 2010 (Started Oct 11, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for dry eyes)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.2 g Daily
Advice & Tips: It takes about a month of usage before you actually notice a real difference in how much tearing, blurry vision you still have. I'm happy to again be able to easily read. :-)
Cost: $200+ monthly

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Feb 2, 2011 (Started Mar 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for dry eyes)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 0.1 g Daily
Advice & Tips: Stings for about 10 minutes after use. I found no great, long-lasting impact.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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