Oasis Tears vs Restasis

Oasis Tears
(OTC)
Restasis
(Rx)
Oasis Tears is an eye & vision care product.
Restasis is an eye & vision care product.
Satisfaction Score
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No score available
Satisfaction Score
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3.3
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Dry Eyes
2.9
Concern level
1.6
Approval Date
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Not Available
December 23, 2002
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
238 Discussions
18,183 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Dry Eyes
#2 for Eye Problems
Oasis Tears is approved for Dry Eyes and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Dry Eyes
#2 for Inflammation
Restasis is prescribed for Dry Eyes and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Oas
Allergy
5
Discomfort
3
Insomnia
3
Depression
2
Addiction
2
Irritability
2
Light Sensitivity
2
Blurred Vision
1
Exhaustion
1
Eye Infection
1
Res
Burning
10
Itching
4
Red Eye
2
Cataract
2
Depression
2
Floaters
1
Visual Disturbances
1
Double Vision
1
Migraines
1
Conjunctivitis
1
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Oasis Tears
Oas
Restasis
Res
Allergy
Oas
Res
5
0
Discomfort
Oas
Res
3
0
Insomnia
Oas
Res
3
0
Depression
Oas
Res
2
2
Addiction
Oas
Res
2
0
Irritability
Oas
Res
2
0
Light Sensitivity
Oas
Res
2
0
Blurred Vision
Oas
Res
1
0
Exhaustion
Oas
Res
1
0
Eye Infection
Oas
Res
1
0
Burning
Res
Oas
10
0
Itching
Res
Oas
4
0
Red Eye
Res
Oas
2
0
Cataract
Res
Oas
2
0
Depression
Res
Oas
2
2
Floaters
Res
Oas
1
0
Visual Disturbances
Res
Oas
1
0
Double Vision
Res
Oas
1
0
Migraines
Res
Oas
1
0
Conjunctivitis
Res
Oas
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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Not Available
C Category C
Before taking Restasis during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Oasis Tears and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Restasis and alcohol.
Method of use
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Dosages
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No methods of use & dosage information found
Dropperette: 0.05%
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
Avoid grapefruit or discuss with your doctor because grapefruit may increase drug concentration.
Ingredients
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Dextran 70/Hypromellose
Cyclosporine
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Oasis Tears and Restasis: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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