Review: taking Meloxicam and Rituxan together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Meloxicam and Rituxan together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Meloxicam and Rituxan. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 114 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Meloxicam

Meloxicam has active ingredients of meloxicam. It is often used in arthritis. (latest outcomes from Meloxicam 10,177 users)

Rituxan

Rituxan has active ingredients of rituximab. It is often used in non-hodgkin's lymphoma. (latest outcomes from Rituxan 10,201 users)

On Jul, 25, 2016

114 people who take Meloxicam, Rituxan are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Meloxicam and Rituxan drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Meloxicam:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Rituxan:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Meloxicam:
  • female: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Rituxan:
  • female: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Meloxicam:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Rituxan:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • drug ineffective
  • arthralgia
  • weight increased
  • gait disturbance
  • herpes zoster
  • oedema peripheral
  • joint swelling
  • anaemia
  • pain
  • pain in extremity
1 - 6 months:
  • abdominal pain upper
  • arthralgia
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • blood triglycerides increased
  • cartilage injury
  • chronic myeloid leukaemia
  • drug ineffective
  • drug intolerance
  • dysgeusia
  • dyspepsia
6 - 12 months:
  • arthralgia
  • blood triglycerides increased
  • malaise
  • immunodeficiency
  • infection
  • vomiting
  • abdominal pain upper
  • alopecia
  • arthropathy
  • blood cholesterol increased
2 - 5 years:
  • breast cancer
not specified:
  • arthralgia
  • drug ineffective
  • weight increased
  • gait disturbance
  • joint swelling
  • oedema peripheral
  • pain
  • pain in extremity
  • sinusitis
  • nausea

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • drug ineffective
  • arthralgia
  • weight increased
  • gait disturbance
  • joint swelling
  • oedema peripheral
  • pain
  • pain in extremity
  • sinusitis
  • blood cholesterol increased
male:
  • pneumonia
  • cardiac failure
  • arthralgia
  • bronchopneumonia
  • coronary artery disease
  • cough
  • diverticulum intestinal
  • dyspnoea
  • general physical health deterioration
  • hypertension

Most common drug interactions by age *:

10-19:
  • pulmonary mycosis
  • serum sickness
20-29:
  • wisdom teeth removal
30-39:
  • neutropenia
  • cold sweat
  • dyspnoea
  • tachycardia
40-49:
  • drug ineffective
  • arthropathy
  • arthritis
  • viral infection
  • nasopharyngitis
  • therapeutic response decreased
  • arterial occlusive disease
  • pain
  • renal failure chronic
50-59:
  • arthralgia
  • gait disturbance
  • joint swelling
  • oedema peripheral
  • weight increased
  • abdominal distension
  • bone pain
  • dysarthria
  • muscle atrophy
  • nodule
60+:
  • arthralgia
  • weight increased
  • gait disturbance
  • joint swelling
  • drug ineffective
  • pain in extremity
  • sinusitis
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • blood triglycerides increased
  • malaise

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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