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    Condition: Dry Eye
    3/4/2016 10:49:27 AM

    Reviewer: Pinto, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    My opthamologist said I can refrigerate Restasis and use it for two days (1 drop in each eye twice a day). There are about 10 drops in the vial. It's inexcusable to waste the product by tossing it after 1 application. I keep the vial in a very small, short jar. The vial stands up, & the tip is above the rim, so it won't touch anything & get contaminated. SAVE BIG BUCKS & a lot ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Dry Eye
    2/22/2016 11:36:47 PM

    Reviewer: Silly, 45-54 on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I believe it's the restasis that landed me in the ER. I have probably been on it for a couple of months. It started with earache and burning in the esophagus. My tongue also felt like it was swollen. It then became more difficult and painful to breathe. I woke up with severe chest pains and could barely breath. After all tests it was concluded that I had pleurisy. My chest still hurts and my e ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Dry Eye
    1/14/2016 10:45:34 AM

    Reviewer: 55-64 on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I have been using Restasis faithfully for nearly 4 years now, supplementing with gel eye drops at night and high-quality eye drops during the day and my eyes are even worse than when I started with the dry eye problem. Not this drug nor anything else I have done has helped. My eyes are now bloodshot red all the time and burning.

    Condition: Dry Eye
    1/8/2016 12:27:10 PM

    Reviewer: Mimi3, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I have extreme dry eyes. I have been using Restasis for a year now, with no obvious relief. I even tried steroid drops for a temporary trial, but those really scared me, so I quit using them. I have had punctual plugs which are awful and had to be removed. My eyes are continually burning, itching, feel like I have rocks in them, and are red. Very uncomfortable. I also use other eye drops dur ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Dry Eye
    1/3/2016 7:11:42 PM

    Reviewer: Patient's daughter, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    My Mother landed in the ER from taking this drug. It's awful and should not be on the market. She suffered heart, respiratory and vision issues. I am now providing 100% care for her as she is so weak and drained. Stop this drug. It should NOT be on the market

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