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Would you have Weight loss - unintentional (Weight Decreased) when you have Lymphoma?

Summary: Weight loss - unintentional is found among people with Lymphoma, especially people who are male, 60+ old, also have Non-hodgkin's lymphoma, and take medication Rituxan.

We study 23 people who have Weight loss - unintentional (Weight Decreased) and Lymphoma from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Lymphoma

Lymphoma (cancer that begins in immune system cells) can be treated by Alkeran, Rituxan. (latest reports from 10,617 Lymphoma patients)

Weight loss - unintentional

Weight loss - unintentional has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, depression, pain. (latest reports from 91,555 Weight loss - unintentional patients)

On Jan, 25, 2015: 23 people who have lymphoma and Weight Loss - Unintentional are studied.

Trend of Weight loss - unintentional in lymphoma reports

Gender of people who have lymphoma and experienced Weight loss - unintentional * :

FemaleMale
Weight loss - unintentional31.43%68.57%

Age of people who have lymphoma and experienced Weight loss - unintentional * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Weight loss - unintentional0.00%0.00%2.94%0.00%0.00%0.00%35.29%61.76%

Severity of the symptom * :

n/a

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Non-hodgkin's lymphoma (3 people, 13.04%)
  2. Renal neoplasm (1 people, 4.35%)
  3. Prostate cancer (1 people, 4.35%)
  4. Hypertension (1 people, 4.35%)
  5. Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (1 people, 4.35%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Rituxan (15 people, 65.22%)
  2. Warfarin sodium (11 people, 47.83%)
  3. Revlimid (10 people, 43.48%)
  4. Decadron (9 people, 39.13%)
  5. Advil (9 people, 39.13%)
  6. Triamterene and hydrochlorothiazide (9 people, 39.13%)
  7. Zevalin (7 people, 30.43%)
  8. Magnesium oxide (6 people, 26.09%)
  9. Klor-con (6 people, 26.09%)
  10. Coumadin (3 people, 13.04%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • Can viread cause weight loss and low wbc count?
    I was diagnosed with Chronic HBV in 2012. The original viral count was 100 copies. It slowly went up to 12K copies early this year. I saw 2 specialists and one told me it's the right time to take Viread now and the other said it's border line and I could wait but it does not hurt to take it since it has very minimum side effect. So I went ahead and started taking the medicine in March 2014. 4 months after I start with Viread I continue to lose weight. All my HBV lab tests came back to be fine. About 3 weeks ago I started to have visible blood in my urine and I went and did abs ultrasound and even CT Scan and the doctor could not find anything. The only they found is there is viral infection in the urine. Then my primary doctor told me that my CBC blood result showed that my White Blood Cell count is extremely low and that I may have leukemia. I am still waiting for the most recent blood test from a hematologist. I am concerned about my weight loss (about 10 pounds) and my low WBC count. Can someone please help if this is related to Viread? Thanks!
  • Has the drug axiron ever been linked to lymphoma's?
    I have taken Axiron in the recent past and have now been diagnosed with having a Lymphoma.

    It took specialists over 4 months to finally make this diagnosis.

    I had heard that Axiron may be linked to causing lymphoma in some people and I cannot get a definitive answer anywhere.

    Does anyone have any information on this please???
  • How did you get your diagnosis (1 answer)
    Symptoms started with body spasms and fatigue, neck and shoulder pain, knee pain and stiffness then banging in ears within 3 weeks of taking 6 levaquin tablets given for a virus. Have been unable to work since because of the fatigue. Massive weight loss without dieting. Had a SED test last month and the rate was at 80. Depression is setting in due to unknowing what is going on with my body and what doctor's I should see for help.

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    I have been on many SSRI AND SNRI medications that quickly became ineffective. Was told by a doctor friend that she had been on an MAOI inhibitor for many years with good results. After going thru a horrible withdrawal detox from the SNRI I had been on and then a period of no med at all I was started on Nardil, as I needed assistance from Pfizer, the many turner in affording the medicine. My friend was on Parnate, a different brand of an MAOI.
    Within days, not weeks I felt the depression lifting. It was the most dramatic and fastest response I had ever had to any antidepressant .
    Then the fainting started, falls with resulting broken ribs, bedridden and alone I lost over25 lbs in two weeks. I was of normal weight for my height. After I was able to function again, I noticed that my legs were very weak. We cut my dosage from 3 pills daily to 2. That seemed to have stopped the faint spells. However I still had/have low blood pressure that I monitor at home. My Systolic BP was usually in the 70's and 80's. One of the lowest was shocking to me. It was 52/27.
    My son is a hospital RN and said they would never discharge a patient with Bp that low.
    He was very worried about me as I live alone. I fainted twice after climbing the 13 stairs to my bedroom. The first fall was very bad as I was unconscious and my ribs were severely injured/fractured completely around the front and back and was in terrific pain. I took to my bed and did not seek medical attn. my last ambulance ride to the hospital a mile from my house cost $1000 and since I have no income or relatives/friends to call for help, I just lay in bed I awful pain that was woes when I tried to get out of bed. Thus I lost 25 lbs of muscle, since I had very little body fat.
    It has been two months since that fall and still have one area of pain in the front left ribs and a swollen spleen. The doctor gave me no additional meds and just said to give my body more time to heal. So once again was changed to 2 pills daily instead of 3. The hypotension and fainting got better. But I am now left with very weak legs and fall easily and frequently. Guess I lost a lot of muscle mass with the weight loss. However after a lifetime of depression, Nardil works wonderfully for that which had been long-standing and severe for so many years. People noticed the change in me shortly after starting the Nardil. But I am stubborn about going off it despite all the side effects because it works so much better than any of the many others I had been put on over the years.
    I am soon going to start doing leg exercises with ankle weights, starting with light weights are first and gradually increasing the weight as I hopefully rebuild my muscles and strength.
    Also my vision has gotten blurry and I feel slightly retarded after the weeks in bed when I was breathing very shallowly due to the broken ribs and my brain was deprived of adequate oxygen.
    Prior to all this I had an IQ of 140. If they tested me now, I know I would be way down from that. Also doing lung/breathing exercises to expand my lungs so I can take in more air with each breath.
    So that is my story of Nardil, hypotension, and depression. I had to really suffer to remain on this med that worked so magically for me after so many failures. It meant that much to me to not be crippled by depression.

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  • Kevin Peters Ph.d on Mar, 4, 2013:

    Sammy, I'm a white 45 male; just wanted to agree on that Klonopin remark. When I was 21 I had my second kidney transplant which was a BAD issue all together, at any rate the hospital did not include my medications taken at home after my surgery. I went thru the worst hallucinations and jerking and seizures you could ever possibly imagine. This went on for almost 3 1/2 weeks before we decided to have me taken OUT of the hospital and relocated before they ended up taking my life. Then the whole staff of paychology including the chief of psychiatry cane in my room to see what they could do, Finallu. During one of my few moments of clarity the C.O.F after blaming me if talking "drugs" prior to my transplant listened to my word of telling him the meds I was on before being admitted. After asking when was the last time I had received my Klonopin and me not knowing, he then reviewed the charts, and didn't see me receiving this med once. He stormed out of the room of about 9 docs and came back in with two Klonopin; for the first time in almost 4 weeks and after three surgeries the first 72 hours I was hospitalized, I was sleeping like a baby, for about 49 hours with NO MORE hallucinations, or seizures or jerking! I finally got out of there without a kidney since that kidney was supposed to go to another man named the same as I in a different city! I do take Xanax and probably always will. The half life on Klonopin is much different hence one if its dangers, Nevwr Ever stop this drug cold! I've been on dialysis 25 1/2 years now and suffered from intense skin cancers, but have fought and done all I can do to live a normal as possible life, working full time except when I'm in yet another surgery, over 32 general anesthetic procedures since 1987. I was the youngest boy-man to ever be on the USA soccer team ready to play in the Korea 1988 Olympics. What a change in life.....
    All the Best,
    K. Peters

    Reply

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