Review: could Rituxan cause Cough?
We study 10,193 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 (latest outcomes from 10,303 users) has active ingredients of rituximab. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.
Cough (latest reports from 487,902 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol.
On Aug, 16, 2014: 10,193 people reported to have side effects when taking Rituxan. Among them, 185 people (1.81%) have Cough. They amount to 0.04% of all the 487,904 people who have Cough on eHealthMe.
Time on Rituxan when people have Cough * :
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Gender of people who have Cough when taking Rituxan * :
Age of people who have Cough when taking Rituxan * :
Severity of Cough when taking Rituxan ** :
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How people recovered from Cough ** :
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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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