Arava and Rituxan drug interactions - from FDA reports


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Arava and Rituxan together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Arava and Rituxan. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,226 people who take the same drugs from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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Arava

Arava has active ingredients of leflunomide. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Arava 23,132 users)

Rituxan

Rituxan has active ingredients of rituximab. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Rituxan 18,910 users)

On Feb, 09, 2017

1,226 people who take Arava, Rituxan are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Arava and Rituxan drug interactions.

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • drug ineffective
  • pain
  • arthralgia
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • joint swelling
  • oedema peripheral
  • pneumonia
  • headache
  • weight increased
  • weight decreased
1 - 6 months:
  • drug ineffective
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • nausea
  • arthralgia
  • drug intolerance
  • fall
  • blood pressure increased
  • fatigue
  • liver function test abnormal
  • myocardial infarction
6 - 12 months:
  • drug ineffective
  • infusion related reaction
  • pain in extremity
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • weight decreased
  • back pain
  • gait disturbance
  • anaemia
  • arthropathy
  • bone disorder
1 - 2 years:
  • drug ineffective
  • weight decreased
  • arthralgia
  • pneumonia
  • skin ulcer
  • pyrexia
  • chills
  • dyspnoea
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • arthropathy
2 - 5 years:
  • progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy
  • hyponatraemia
  • lower respiratory tract infection
  • drug ineffective
  • arthralgia
  • arthropathy
  • rash
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • drug hypersensitivity
  • pneumonia
5 - 10 years:
  • drug ineffective
  • pneumonia
  • renal failure acute
  • arthralgia
  • dilatation ventricular
  • liver abscess
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • bacterial sepsis
  • drug hypersensitivity
  • gait disturbance
10+ years:
  • drug ineffective
  • red blood cell sedimentation rate increased
  • c-reactive protein increased
  • drug hypersensitivity
  • hypertension
  • pulmonary fibrosis
  • synovitis
  • treatment failure
  • arthrodesis
  • arthropathy
not specified:
  • drug ineffective
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • infusion related reaction
  • pain
  • arthralgia
  • diarrhoea
  • joint swelling
  • fatigue
  • bronchitis
  • dyspnoea

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • drug ineffective
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • infusion related reaction
  • arthralgia
  • pain
  • joint swelling
  • diarrhoea
  • fatigue
  • weight decreased
  • nausea
male:
  • drug ineffective
  • pneumonia
  • diarrhoea
  • bronchopneumonia
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • infusion related reaction
  • arthralgia
  • bronchitis
  • pain
  • asthenia

Most common drug interactions by age *:

2-9:
  • cardiac failure
  • infection
  • pneumonia
  • serum sickness
  • device related infection
  • drug resistance
  • epistaxis
  • multi-organ failure
  • renal failure
  • sepsis
10-19:
  • hodgkin's disease
  • anaphylactic reaction
  • drug ineffective
  • hodgkin's disease stage ii
  • arthralgia
  • foot deformity
  • joint swelling
  • drug effect decreased
  • activities of daily living impaired
  • arthritis
20-29:
  • drug ineffective
  • fatigue
  • arthralgia
  • diarrhoea
  • discomfort
  • gastroenteritis
  • hypertension
  • infection
  • inflammation
  • weight increased
30-39:
  • drug ineffective
  • insomnia
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • pain
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • infection
  • arthralgia
  • activities of daily living impaired
  • neck pain
40-49:
  • drug ineffective
  • pain
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • diarrhoea
  • fatigue
  • weight increased
  • cough
  • blood pressure increased
  • infusion related reaction
  • arthralgia
50-59:
  • drug ineffective
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • infusion related reaction
  • arthralgia
  • pain
  • joint swelling
  • weight decreased
  • dizziness
  • nausea
  • nasopharyngitis
60+:
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • drug ineffective
  • arthralgia
  • infusion related reaction
  • joint swelling
  • pain
  • diarrhoea
  • pneumonia
  • blood pressure increased
  • fall

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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