Review: could Rituxan cause Bladder cancer?
This is a review of Bladder cancer by studying 10,172 people who take Rituxan. We analyze: the time on Rituxan when people have Bladder cancer, gender and age of these people, the severity of Bladder cancer, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Rituxan. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Rituxan (latest outcomes from 10,284 users) has active ingredients of rituximab. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis, non-hodgkin's lymphoma. Commonly reported side effects of Rituxan include fever, agranulocytosis, neutropenia aggravated, hypotension, febrile neutropenia.
Bladder cancer (latest reports from 23,442 patients) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis.
On Mar, 6, 2014: 10,172 people reported to have side effects when taking Rituxan. Among them, 13 people (0.13%) have Bladder Cancer.
Time on Rituxan when people have Bladder cancer * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Bladder cancer||66.67%||0.00%||33.33%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Bladder cancer when taking Rituxan * :
|Bladder cancer||55.56%||44.44% |
Age of people who have Bladder cancer when taking Rituxan * :
|Bladder cancer||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Severity of Bladder cancer when taking Rituxan ** :
How people recovered from Bladder cancer ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Non-hodgkin's lymphoma (5 people, 38.46%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (5 people, 38.46%)
- Hodgkin's disease (2 people, 15.38%)
- Waldenstrom's macroglobulinaemia (2 people, 15.38%)
- Myositis (1 people, 7.69%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Glucophage (2 people, 15.38%)
- Neoral (2 people, 15.38%)
- Fludarabine phosphate (2 people, 15.38%)
- Methotrexate (2 people, 15.38%)
- Prednisone (1 people, 7.69%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- Do any of my medications cause peripheral neuropathy
Peripheral neuropathy started after my diagnosis and the initiation of the RA meds. My Rheumatologist says it is not associated with the meds BUT I find info on the net that disagrees. I think it is the med(s). I am interested in what experience others have had. Thanks K
- How does rituxan help pcd patients?
One neurologist wants to use rituxan to help while the other neurologist says it is too risky and has terrible side effects. Has it helped PCD patients?
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Diagnosed with bladder cancer in Dec. 2012. At that time had low platelet count of 67,000 due to Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma so pre-RC chemo was not possible. Had bladder removed in early March '13 and platelets are now 147,000. That is highest platelet count I have had since Non-Hodgkins diagnosis even a ...
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