Rituxan and Cough - from FDA reports
Cough is found among people who take Rituxan, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Tylenol, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. This review analyzes which people have Cough with Rituxan. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 20,197 people who have side effects when taking Rituxan from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 05, 2017
20,197 people reported to have side effects when taking Rituxan.
Among them, 697 people (3.45%) have Cough
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Rituxan when people have Cough *:
- < 1 month: 35.38 %
- 1 - 6 months: 30.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 8.46 %
- 1 - 2 years: 11.54 %
- 2 - 5 years: 13.08 %
- 5 - 10 years: 1.54 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Cough when taking Rituxan *:
- female: 62.02 %
- male: 37.98 %
Age of people who have Cough when taking Rituxan *:
- 0-1: 0.18 %
- 2-9: 0.54 %
- 10-19: 0.18 %
- 20-29: 2.15 %
- 30-39: 3.59 %
- 40-49: 10.77 %
- 50-59: 22.44 %
- 60+: 60.14 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (289 people, 41.46%)
- Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (69 people, 9.90%)
- Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (62 people, 8.90%)
- High Blood Pressure (36 people, 5.16%)
- Pain (26 people, 3.73%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Tylenol (130 people, 18.65%)
- Actemra (119 people, 17.07%)
- Benadryl (98 people, 14.06%)
- Methotrexate (97 people, 13.92%)
- Prednisone (80 people, 11.48%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fatigue (236 people, 33.86%)
- Breathing Difficulty (189 people, 27.12%)
- Fever (182 people, 26.11%)
- Joint Pain (160 people, 22.96%)
- Infusion Related Reaction (160 people, 22.96%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Cough when taking Rituxan?
Rituxan has active ingredients of rituximab. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Rituxan 20,573 users)
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