Review: could Rituxan cause Capillary leak syndrome?
We study 10,193 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 (latest outcomes from 10,303 users) has active ingredients of rituximab. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.
Capillary leak syndrome
Capillary leak syndrome (capillary leaks plasma) (latest reports from 4,873 patients) has been reported by people with breast cancer, pain, acute myeloid leukaemia, multiple myeloma, depression.
On Jul, 21, 2014: 10,193 people reported to have side effects when taking Rituxan. Among them, 5 people (0.05%) have Capillary Leak Syndrome. They amount to 0.10% of all the 4,871 people who have Capillary Leak Syndrome on eHealthMe.
Time on Rituxan when people have Capillary leak syndrome * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Capillary leak syndrome||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Capillary leak syndrome when taking Rituxan * :
|Capillary leak syndrome||77.78%||22.22% |
Age of people who have Capillary leak syndrome when taking Rituxan * :
|Capillary leak syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Severity of Capillary leak syndrome when taking Rituxan ** :
How people recovered from Capillary leak syndrome ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Lymphoma (5 people, 100.00%)
- Thrombocytopenia (4 people, 80.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Fludarabine phosphate (4 people, 80.00%)
- Verapamil (4 people, 80.00%)
- Xalatan (4 people, 80.00%)
- Ambien (4 people, 80.00%)
- Cozaar (4 people, 80.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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