Rituxan and Capillary leak syndrome - from FDA reports
Capillary leak syndrome is reported only by a few people who take Rituxan. We study 21,938 people who have side effects while taking Rituxan from FDA. 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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On Aug, 27, 2017
21,938 people reported to have side effects when taking Rituxan.
Among them, 5 people (0.02%) have Capillary leak syndrome
Number of reports submitted per year:
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, 60.00%)
- Thrombocytopenia (2 people, 40.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Vioxx (2 people, 40.00%)
- Neumega (2 people, 40.00%)
- Fludarabine Phosphate (2 people, 40.00%)
- Dyazide (2 people, 40.00%)
- Cozaar (2 people, 40.00%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Pleural Effusion (4 people, 80.00%)
- Weakness (3 people, 60.00%)
- Respiratory Acidosis (3 people, 60.00%)
- Shock (2 people, 40.00%)
- Renal Insufficiency (2 people, 40.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Questions to the study
I am 50 years old and have been on rituxan for 8 months with 4 treatments so far. Last night I was diagnosed with diverticulitis at the er. I am interested in hearing other people's experiences and what they are doing for preventative steps to avoid future episodes of diverticulitis.
I have Lupus/Rheumatoid Arthritis and my consultant recommended I take two courses of rituximab. The first infusion was in early June with he second at the end of June. All seemed fine until October when my period failed to show up and hasn't thus far - any one else experience the same?
Am what they call a wine sampler a sip here a sip there, buy the end of the night it's about a glass of wine. On October 19 I received my first infusion of rituxan / and the second November 02 . Is it safe now . Or should I stick to water . Am not a big drinker but like to taste on the holidays .
User reviews to the study
I am,taking rituxin infusion for polymyositus. I just completed by second course of two infusions. My blood sugar is thru the roof stayin the 200 range for several days. I am not on insulin. Normal run 110 to 160 after meals. Has anyone else seen this result and does it go down?
I had my second infusion on 4/12 and Thursday I got a rash all over my body. The rash is very uncomfortable and Benadryl, cool showers, and cold compresses does not help. Does anyone have a good treatment?