Rituxan and Bladder cancer - from FDA reports


Summary

Bladder cancer is found among people who take Rituxan, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Tylenol, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. This review analyzes which people have Bladder cancer 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 May, 10, 2017

20,197 people reported to have side effects when taking Rituxan.
Among them, 34 people (0.17%) have Bladder Cancer


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Rituxan cause Bladder cancer?

Time on Rituxan when people have Bladder Cancer *:

  • < 1 month: 60 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 40 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Bladder Cancer when taking Rituxan *:

  • female: 39.29 %
  • male: 60.71 %

Age of people who have Bladder Cancer when taking Rituxan *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 5.26 %
  • 40-49: 5.26 %
  • 50-59: 42.11 %
  • 60+: 47.37 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (11 people, 32.35%)
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (4 people, 11.76%)
  • Mixed Connective Tissue Disease (4 people, 11.76%)
  • Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinaemia (2 people, 5.88%)
  • Burkitt Lymphoma (2 people, 5.88%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Tylenol (10 people, 29.41%)
  • Vitamin B12 (7 people, 20.59%)
  • Solu-Medrol (6 people, 17.65%)
  • Benadryl (6 people, 17.65%)
  • Adalat (5 people, 14.71%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Neuropathy Peripheral (5 people, 14.71%)
  • Infusion Related Reaction (5 people, 14.71%)
  • High Blood Pressure (5 people, 14.71%)
  • Weight Decreased (4 people, 11.76%)
  • Neuralgia (4 people, 11.76%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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