Arava and Rituxan drug interactions - from FDA reports
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 1,098 people who take the same drugs from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 21, 2017
1,098 people who take Arava, Rituxan are studied.
Number of reports submitted per year:
Most common drug interactions over time *:
< 1 month:
1 - 6 months:
6 - 12 months:
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2 - 5 years:
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Most common drug interactions by gender *:
Most common drug interactions by age *:
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Arava has active ingredients of leflunomide. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Arava 26,027 users)
Rituxan has active ingredients of rituximab. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Rituxan 22,322 users)
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On eHealthMe, Arava (leflunomide) is often used to treat rheumatoid arthritis. Rituxan (rituximab) is often used to treat rheumatoid arthritis. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for and how effective they are.
What is the drug used for and how effective is it:
- Arava is used in:
- Rituxan is used in:
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Questions to the study
- I am 50 years old and have been on rituxan for 8 months with 4 treatments so far. Last night I was diagnosed with diverticulitis at the er. I am interested in hearing other people's experiences and what they are doing for preventative steps to avoid future episodes of diverticulitis.
- this was a recurrence after treatment 33 years ago with no problems
- I was recently switched to Leflunomide from Methotrexate for my RA. Soon after that, amphetamine levels were found in my urine (protocol with my Pain Mn doctor for patients to get drug screened). I had no idea why this was the case until I went online to this site & saw that this had happened to ...
- I have Lupus/Rheumatoid Arthritis and my consultant recommended I take two courses of rituximab. The first infusion was in early June with he second at the end of June. All seemed fine until October when my period failed to show up and hasn't thus far - any one else experience the same?
- Am what they call a wine sampler a sip here a sip there, buy the end of the night it's about a glass of wine. On October 19 I received my first infusion of rituxan / and the second November 02 . Is it safe now . Or should I stick to water . Am not a big drinker but like to taste on the holidays .
User reviews to the study
- My mother was switched from Remicaide to Rituxin and very soon after lost her vision. Has anyone else had the same outcome?
- I am,taking rituxin infusion for polymyositus. I just completed by second course of two infusions. My blood sugar is thru the roof stayin the 200 range for several days. I am not on insulin. Normal run 110 to 160 after meals. Has anyone else seen this result and does it go down?
- My dad has been taking rituxan for 4 months. Has had severe diarrhea and lost over 70 pounds. Worried. Anyone have suggestions on how he can get some relief
- I just found this website. Hopefully I can get some answers I can't find on the internet nor from my prescribing Dr.
- I had my second infusion on 4/12 and Thursday I got a rash all over my body. The rash is very uncomfortable and Benadryl, cool showers, and cold compresses does not help. Does anyone have a good treatment?