Rituxan and Alopecia - from FDA reports
Alopecia is found among people who take Rituxan, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. This review analyzes which people have Alopecia with Rituxan. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 18,539 people who have side effects when taking Rituxan from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Mar, 25, 2017
18,539 people reported to have side effects when taking Rituxan.
Among them, 179 people (0.97%) have Alopecia
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Rituxan when people have Alopecia *:
- < 1 month: 31.82 %
- 1 - 6 months: 13.64 %
- 6 - 12 months: 22.73 %
- 1 - 2 years: 13.64 %
- 2 - 5 years: 18.18 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Alopecia when taking Rituxan *:
- female: 85.71 %
- male: 14.29 %
Age of people who have Alopecia when taking Rituxan *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 2.54 %
- 30-39: 3.39 %
- 40-49: 27.12 %
- 50-59: 21.19 %
- 60+: 45.76 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (83 people, 46.37%)
- Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (12 people, 6.70%)
- Sjogren Syndrome (8 people, 4.47%)
- Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (6 people, 3.35%)
- Burkitt Lymphoma (6 people, 3.35%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Methotrexate (60 people, 33.52%)
- Enbrel (45 people, 25.14%)
- Humira (42 people, 23.46%)
- Orencia (38 people, 21.23%)
- Actemra (36 people, 20.11%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fatigue (73 people, 40.78%)
- Pain (49 people, 27.37%)
- Drug Ineffective (46 people, 25.70%)
- Headache (33 people, 18.44%)
- Weakness (32 people, 17.88%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Alopecia when taking Rituxan?
Rituxan has active ingredients of rituximab. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Rituxan 18,911 users)
Alopecia (absence of hair from areas of the body) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, hepatitis c, depression (latest reports from 79,285 Alopecia patients).
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