RESTASIS® IS
DIFFERENT FROM
ARTIFICIAL TEARS

Restasis vs Artificial Tears Chronic Dry Eye Restasis vs Artificial Tears Chronic Dry Eye

RESTASIS® and RESTASIS MultiDose® are not artificial tears. They are prescription eye drops. Artificial tears are over-the-counter lubricants that help moisten the eyes and provide temporary symptom relief, but they do not increase the eyes' ability to produce their own tears.

Unlike artificial tears, RESTASIS® treats the underlying cause of a type of Chronic Dry Eye by reducing inflammation and increasing the eyes’ ability to produce tears.

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You can still use artificial tears for temporary relief as needed, but leave 15 minutes in between artificial tear drops and RESTASIS®. With consistent use of RESTASIS®, you may gradually rely less on artificial tears.

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APPROVED USE

RESTASIS® and RESTASIS MultiDose® Ophthalmic Emulsion help increase your eyes’ natural ability to produce tears, which may be reduced by inflammation due to Chronic Dry Eye. RESTASIS® and RESTASIS MultiDose® did not increase tear production in patients using anti-inflammatory eye drops or tear duct plugs.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

Do not use RESTASIS® and RESTASIS MultiDose® Ophthalmic Emulsion if you are allergic to any of the ingredients. Be careful not to touch the container tip to your eye or other surfaces, to help avoid eye injury and contamination. RESTASIS® and RESTASIS MultiDose® should not be used while wearing contact lenses. If contact lenses are worn, they should be removed prior to use of RESTASIS® and RESTASIS MultiDose® and may be reinserted after 15 minutes.

The most common side effect is a temporary burning sensation. Other side effects include eye redness, discharge, watery eyes, eye pain, foreign body sensation, itching, stinging, and blurred vision.

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

Click here for full Product Information for RESTASIS® and RESTASIS MultiDose®.

*Up to a $300 savings for a 90-day supply of RESTASIS® single-use vials or up to a $255 savings for a 30-day supply of RESTASIS® single-use vials. Up to a $300 savings for 3 bottles of RESTASIS MultiDose® or up to a $250 savings for 1 bottle of RESTASIS MultiDose®. Patients who are enrolled in Medicare, Medicaid, or any similar federal or state healthcare program are not eligible for savings or rebates according to federal and state law. Offer applies only to prescriptions filled before the program expires on 12/31/20.

The actual savings on your out-of-pocket costs for RESTASIS MultiDose® and RESTASIS® will vary according to refill quantity and personal healthcare insurance coverage. Please review the My Tears, My Rewards® Program guidelines to learn more.

APPROVED USE

RESTASIS® and RESTASIS MultiDose® Ophthalmic Emulsion help increase your eyes’ natural ability to produce tears, which may be reduced by inflammation due to Chronic Dry Eye. RESTASIS® and RESTASIS MultiDose® did not increase tear production in patients using anti-inflammatory eye drops or tear duct plugs.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

Do not use RESTASIS® and RESTASIS MultiDose® Ophthalmic Emulsion if you are allergic to any of the ingredients. Be careful not to touch the container tip to your eye or other surfaces, to help avoid eye injury and contamination. RESTASIS® and RESTASIS MultiDose® should not be used while wearing contact lenses. If contact lenses are worn, they should be removed prior to use of RESTASIS® and RESTASIS MultiDose® and may be reinserted after 15 minutes.

The most common side effect is a temporary burning sensation. Other side effects include eye redness, discharge, watery eyes, eye pain, foreign body sensation, itching, stinging, and blurred vision.

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

Click here for full Product Information for RESTASIS® and RESTASIS MultiDose®.

*Up to a $300 savings for a 90-day supply of RESTASIS® single-use vials or up to a $255 savings for a 30-day supply of RESTASIS® single-use vials. Up to a $300 savings for 3 bottles of RESTASIS MultiDose® or up to a $250 savings for 1 bottle of RESTASIS MultiDose®. Patients who are enrolled in Medicare, Medicaid, or any similar federal or state healthcare program are not eligible for savings or rebates according to federal and state law. Offer applies only to prescriptions filled before the program expires on 12/31/20.

The actual savings on your out-of-pocket costs for RESTASIS MultiDose® and RESTASIS® will vary according to refill quantity and personal healthcare insurance coverage. Please review the My Tears, My Rewards® Program guidelines to learn more.