Cough is found among people who take Rituxan, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Prednisone., and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 18,659 people who have side effects while taking Rituxan from FDA and social media. Among them, 606 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 Rituxan 18,902 users)
Cough has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma, multiple sclerosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (latest reports from 133,519 Cough patients).
On Oct, 18, 2016
18,659 people reported to have side effects when taking Rituxan.
Among them, 606 people (3.25%) have Cough
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** Reports from social media are used.
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Hi, I had CLL and took Rituxan and a year later I couldn't see. I had s MRI and they found lesions in the occipital lobe of my brain. My oncologist did a work up and had no clue as to what it may be. I finally went into NYC and had a brain biopsy and then they determined it was PML. That was in July 2014 and I was given weeks to months to live. My daughter took my all over the country to various doctors who gave us no hope. We then found Dr. Berger at the university of penn who finally said that these two medications maritzapine and mefloquine you have nothing to lose. I took them for the next several months and saw Dr. Berger monthly, things seemed to look better and he said there is a clinical trail at the National Institution of Health in Maryland he called his friend Dr. Avi Nath and I was a candidate for a tcell transfer which had to be approved by the FDA but over the next few months my lesions shrank and I regained my ability to walk much better, but never regained my eyesight. I'm still enrolled in the clinical study being that they can try to understand how and why I survived. Maybe they can help another person who is afflicted with this horrible disease.
I received a 10 hour rituxan infusion in 12/2013. Since that date, I have been constantly sick. The rituxan has left me with a hideous chronic cough that won't let go. 18 months, and who is responsible? I cough day and night. My neurologist knew I had severe breathing problems before this happened. I have had seen my pulmonogist, two ENTs, my allergist, a gastroenterologist and my primary. I have been on numerous antibiotics, steroids and pain killers, all to no avail. Also, I have done countless tests all were negative and pointed to Rituxan. Let's get together and join similar forces and unite towards being victimized by this. Please respond to me. thank you.
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 am 12 years post total hysterectomy. I used essential oils to help balance my hormones prior to going on hormone therapy 9 weeks ago which I am using the pellets in my hip and take extra progesterone at night because my second set of labs said I needed more. I should have done this years ago ...
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?
Hi, I had CLL and took Rituxan and a year later I couldn't see. I had s MRI and they found lesions in the occipital lobe of my brain. My oncologist did a work up and had no clue as to what it may be. I finally went into NYC and had a brain biopsy and then they determined it was PML. That was in ...
I have been on Zoloft for approximately 3 years. I have also been on reflux medication, which had kept my reflux pretty much under control. I would say that about two years ago I developed a dry, annoying cough and in the past several months it has gotten worse. My throat is always dry and ...
I have had this cough for years. I am offered mints or a glass of water wherever I go. When I look down to work with my phone or read, I also start coughing. I cough when sleeping. I have had a chest X-ray, allergy testing, and other tests, but still no relief.
Hello, Signing in for the first time. I seem to have developed a dry cough. I thought it was metformin which has been known to definitely call Jose dry cough and gas, but I have stopped taking the Metforin for the Past week and I still have the dry cough with a lot of gas. Have been taking ...
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