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Restasis

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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 14,172 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 3,539 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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By Systane vs Systane Ultra
August 3, 2014
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By Maggie8650
May 25, 2014
Maggie8650 wrote
Shingles after taking Restasis
I believe you because I developed shingles after using Restasis too. My husband did an extensive research on the ingredients and found pretty much what you said above. I only wish that there had been a 'warning' on the bottle', (I got my first application RIGHT after Restasis hit the markets), because I may have thought twice on using it. All I can say is that for over a year, all I wanted was to die because the shingles were so bad. I can take pain... always had a high tolerance level for
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What patients are saying about Restasis vs. Systane

510 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
my eyes were at their worst I was prescribed Restasis. It...
...eyes were at their worst I was prescribed Restasis. It works. I also used Systane and still use that today. Restasis might b urn...
same moment. I take the restasis at least one hour before...
...systane 4-5 times ...same moment. I take the restasis at least one ...after systane. When I was saying �Only the combination of Restasis & Systane makes me feel better� I was mean...
per/day, each time 5 mins interval for each drops. It helps...
...DES i am using Refresh , Systane & Restasis, 4 times per/day, each time 5 mins interval for each drops. It helps me to last ...windy environments. I dont like the idea to be on Restasis...
has always helped me, but I will have to do without...
Restasis has always helped me, but I will have to do without it ...but don't know how long that may be. I already also use over the counter systane which feels good to my eyes, so I will use it...
Just using Restasis alone doesn't bring much relief....
...has not...... I'd like to know if you all use other eyedrops on top of Restasis? Restasis does help, but my eyes start ...still use Systane or similar eye-drops frequently. Just using Restasis ...
I am not sure about restasis, but many years ago I tried...
Roquie, I am not sure about restasis, but many years ago I tried systane and it never worked...But I do have dry eyes and unable to wear contacts, so I just walk around being long...
find Restasis works really well and Systane moisture drops...
I find Restasis works really well and Systane moisture drops in addition to for bad days which ...now since I have been on Restasis since February also Evoxac, though...
can indicate Sjogren's. I use Restasis for it. Systane is...
...while back? I agree with Steve - the dry eyes can indicate Sjogren's. I use Restasis for it. Systane is a good OTC drop, too. I have a lot of problems with numbness, especially in my feet. I...
drops 15 minutes before, put the Restasis in, then put more...
...open.  So now I put in Systane drops 15 minutes before, put the Restasis in, then put more Systane in 15 minutes later.  Some days it helps, some days it still...
now. 2. Restasis apparently helps with my Blepharitis....
...(and Cetrimide) preservatives, I can now say: 1. Systane is wonderful and is ...from the BAK. I use Systane drops about 4 times daily now. 2. Restasis apparently helps with my Blepharitis...
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