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 10,203 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 75,693 Cough patients)
On Feb, 27, 2015: 10,201 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:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of side effects of Rituxan for a 33-year old woman with Rheumatoid Arthritis. The patient has Loss Of Libido (loss of sexual urge)
- A study of side effects of Metformin for a 57-year old woman with Cough. The patient has Cough Aggravated
- A study of drug interactions between Lisinopril, Hydrochlorothiazide, Synthroid for a 52-year old woman with High Blood Pressure, Hypothyroidism. The patient has Night Sweats, Hot Flashes, Cough
- A study of drug interactions between Lamictal, Bupropion Hydrochloride, Clonazepam, Trazodone Hydrochloride for a 41-year old woman with Bipolar 2, Depression, Anxiety Disorder, Insomnia Related To Another Mental Condition. The patient has Cough Aggravated
- A study of drug interactions between Piroxicam, Ciprofloxacin for a 27-year old woman with Flu, Urinary Tract Infection. The patient has Myalgia, Cough, Syncope Vasovagal
Recent Rituxan related drug comparison:
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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