Rituxan and Alopecia - from FDA reports


Summary

Alopecia is found among people who take Rituxan, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Humira, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. This review analyzes which people have Alopecia with Rituxan. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 20,197 people who have side effects when taking Rituxan from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 24, 2017

20,197 people reported to have side effects when taking Rituxan.
Among them, 270 people (1.34%) have Alopecia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Rituxan cause Alopecia?

Time on Rituxan when people have Alopecia *:

  • < 1 month: 30.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 13.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 13.33 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 36.67 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.67 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Alopecia when taking Rituxan *:

  • female: 87.22 %
  • male: 12.78 %

Age of people who have Alopecia when taking Rituxan *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 1.8 %
  • 30-39: 2.4 %
  • 40-49: 28.14 %
  • 50-59: 24.55 %
  • 60+: 43.11 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (162 people, 60.00%)
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (12 people, 4.44%)
  • Sjogren Syndrome (9 people, 3.33%)
  • Neuralgia (9 people, 3.33%)
  • Analgesic Therapy (8 people, 2.96%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Humira (111 people, 41.11%)
  • Enbrel (110 people, 40.74%)
  • Orencia (101 people, 37.41%)
  • Remicade (89 people, 32.96%)
  • Arava (86 people, 31.85%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (117 people, 43.33%)
  • Drug Ineffective (97 people, 35.93%)
  • Pain (96 people, 35.56%)
  • Pemphigus (64 people, 23.70%)
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (62 people, 22.96%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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