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Review: could Lymphoma cause Sepsis?

We study 3,522 people who have Lymphoma from FDA and social media. Among them, 137 have Sepsis. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Lymphoma (cancer that begins in immune system cells) (latest reports from 37,329 patients) can be treated by Alkeran, Rituxan.


Sepsis (a severe blood infection that can lead to organ failure and death) (latest reports from 301,341 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple myeloma, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, preventive health care.

On Sep, 18, 2014: 3,522 people who have lymphoma are studied. Among them, 137 (3.89%) have Sepsis.

Trend of Sepsis in lymphoma reports

Gender of people who have lymphoma and experienced Sepsis * :


Age of people who have lymphoma and experienced Sepsis * :


Severity of the symptom * :


Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Prophylaxis (13 people, 9.49%)
  2. Hypertension (8 people, 5.84%)
  3. Chemotherapy (8 people, 5.84%)
  4. Aplastic anaemia (4 people, 2.92%)
  5. Insomnia (4 people, 2.92%)
  6. Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia (4 people, 2.92%)
  7. Pain (3 people, 2.19%)
  8. Nausea (3 people, 2.19%)
  9. Fluid retention (2 people, 1.46%)
  10. B-cell lymphoma refractory (2 people, 1.46%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Cyclophosphamide (93 people, 67.88%)
  2. Etoposide (87 people, 63.50%)
  3. Cytarabine (79 people, 57.66%)
  4. Prednisone (45 people, 32.85%)
  5. Ifosfamide (44 people, 32.12%)
  6. Dexamethasone (34 people, 24.82%)
  7. Oncovin (34 people, 24.82%)
  8. Methotrexate (33 people, 24.09%)
  9. Rituxan (28 people, 20.44%)
  10. Mesna (24 people, 17.52%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (5 months ago):

  • I was on vincristine and cytoxin for lymphoma, followed up with rituxan. I started seeing changes in my hands (extra bone growth)now I have extra bone growth(spurs)in both feet


  • From this study (7 months ago):

  • Peripheral neuropathy began shortly after Rituxan regime for lymphoma.
    It has continued for over 12 years
    Alleviated a bit by cymbalta


  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • I'm being treated for folicular lymphoma that has reoccured and effected the bone. I have had 3 rounds of chemo (one round of 3 days) every 21 days. In the last 2 weeks I'm been having excessive night sweats and fatigue that I did not have before.


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