Which medications in the drug class Immunosuppressants are used in the treatment of Ocular Rosacea?

Updated: Mar 03, 2020
  • Author: Jitander Dudee, MD, MA(Cantab), FACS, FRCOphth; Chief Editor: Edsel Ing, MD, MPH, FRCSC  more...
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Immunosuppressants

These agents regulate key regulatory steps responsible for inflammation.

Cyclosporine ophthalmic (Restasis)

Used to relieve dry eyes caused by suppressed tear production secondary to ocular inflammation. Thought to act as partial immunomodulator. Exact mechanism of action is not known.


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