Review: could Rituxan cause Cough?
Summary: Cough is found among people who take Rituxan, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Prednisone, and have Non-hodgkin's lymphoma.
We study 10,204 people who have side effects while taking Rituxan from FDA and social media. Among them, 185 have Cough. Find out below who they are, when they have Cough and more.
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Rituxan has active ingredients of rituximab. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 10,315 Rituxan users)
Cough has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 75,708 Cough patients)
On Mar, 30, 2015: 10,203 people reported to have side effects when taking Rituxan. Among them, 185 people (1.81%) have Cough.
Time on Rituxan when people have Cough * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Cough when taking Rituxan * :
Age of people who have Cough when taking Rituxan * :
Severity of Cough when taking Rituxan ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Cough ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Non-hodgkin's lymphoma (32 people, 17.30%)
- Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (19 people, 10.27%)
- Mantle cell lymphoma (13 people, 7.03%)
- Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (12 people, 6.49%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (12 people, 6.49%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prednisone (42 people, 22.70%)
- Vincristine (37 people, 20.00%)
- Cytoxan (30 people, 16.22%)
- Neulasta (28 people, 15.14%)
- Zometa (27 people, 14.59%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of side effects of Ziac for a 52-year old woman with High Blood Pressure. The patient has Cough
- A study of drug interactions between Glucophage, Ramipril, Sertraline for a 52-year old woman with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, High Blood Pressure, Depression. The patient has Hot Flushes, Cough, Headache
- A study of side effects of Lyrica for a 56-year old woman with Trigeminal Neuralgia. The patient has Cough, Postnasal Drip
- A study of side effects of Bactrim for a 61-year old woman with Uti. The patient has Cough
- A study of drug interactions between Levonorgestrel And Ethinyl Estradiol, Citalopram Hydrobromide for a 37-year old woman with Contraception, Depression. The patient has Asthma, Gerd, Cough
Recent Rituxan related drug comparison:
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