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Review: could Rituxan cause Capillary leak syndrome?
Summary: Capillary leak syndrome is reported only by a few people who take Rituxan.
We study 10,197 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 10,311 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 958 patients) has been reported by people with breast cancer, acute myeloid leukaemia, pain, multiple myeloma, depression.
On Oct, 29, 2014: 10,197 people reported to have side effects when taking Rituxan. Among them, 5 people (0.05%) have Capillary Leak Syndrome.
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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Treated with 3 courses of R-CHOP plus radiotherapy for Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma of orbit of eye in 2010. In complete remission until 2014 then relapse of genetically identical tumor in maxillary sinus. Recently have received 3 courses of R-ICE. During the past week I have had a cardiac ECHO ...
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(Asked by a 67 year old woman who has Rheumatoid Arthritis, and takes Methotrexate, Arava, Rituxan, Folic Acid, Famotidine, Multivitamin, Vitamin C, Vitamin D, Atenolol, Aspirin, Omega-3)
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?
(Asked by a 46 year old woman who has Paraneoplastic Cerebellar Degeneration, and takes Rituxan)
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?
- Chronic diarrhea associated with rituxan--how to treat
(Asked by a 71 year old man who has R A , and takes Rituxan)
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