Review: could Rituxan cause Capillary Leak Syndrome?


Summary

Capillary leak syndrome is reported only by a few people who take Rituxan. We study 12,688 people who have side effects while taking Rituxan from FDA and social media. Among them, 5 have Capillary leak syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Capillary leak syndrome and more.

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Rituxan

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Capillary Leak Syndrome

Capillary leak syndrome (capillary leaks plasma) has been reported by people with diarrhea (latest reports from 1,012 Capillary leak syndrome patients).

On Aug, 21, 2016

12,688 people reported to have side effects when taking Rituxan.
Among them, 5 people (0.04%) have Capillary Leak Syndrome


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Rituxan cause Capillary leak syndrome?

Time on Rituxan when people have Capillary Leak Syndrome *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Capillary Leak Syndrome when taking Rituxan *:

  • female: 80 %
  • male: 20 %

Age of people who have Capillary Leak Syndrome when taking Rituxan *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Lymphoma (3 people)
  • Thrombocytopenia (2 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xalatan (2 people)
  • Triamterene (2 people)
  • Fludarabine Phosphate (2 people)
  • Dyazide (2 people)
  • Atenolol (2 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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