Review: could Rituxan cause Capillary leak syndrome?
Summary: Capillary leak syndrome is reported only by a few people who take Rituxan.
We study 10,200 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 has active ingredients of rituximab. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 10,312 Rituxan users)
Capillary leak syndrome
Capillary leak syndrome (capillary leaks plasma) has been reported by people with breast cancer, acute myeloid leukaemia, pain, multiple myeloma, depression. (latest reports from 959 Capillary leak syndrome patients)
On Jan, 7, 2015: 10,200 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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