Review: could Rituxan cause Fungal infection?
We study 10,194 people who have side effects while taking Rituxan from FDA and social media. Among them, 27 have Fungal infection. Find out below who they are, when they have Fungal infection and more.
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Rituxan (latest outcomes from 10,304 users) has active ingredients of rituximab. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.
Fungal infection (latest reports from 62,224 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, birth control.
On Aug, 19, 2014: 10,193 people reported to have side effects when taking Rituxan. Among them, 27 people (0.26%) have Fungal Infection. They amount to 0.04% of all the 62,212 people who have Fungal Infection on eHealthMe.
Time on Rituxan when people have Fungal infection * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Fungal infection||90.91%||9.09%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Fungal infection when taking Rituxan * :
|Fungal infection||40.62%||59.38% |
Age of people who have Fungal infection when taking Rituxan * :
|Fungal infection||0.00%||0.00%||4.35%||4.35%||8.70%||17.39%||13.04%||52.17% |
Severity of Fungal infection when taking Rituxan ** :
How people recovered from Fungal infection ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Mantle cell lymphoma (4 people, 14.81%)
- Non-hodgkin's lymphoma (4 people, 14.81%)
- Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (3 people, 11.11%)
- Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (2 people, 7.41%)
- Lymphoma (2 people, 7.41%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Cyclophosphamide (6 people, 22.22%)
- Ibuprofen (5 people, 18.52%)
- Velcade (5 people, 18.52%)
- Doxorubicin hcl (5 people, 18.52%)
- Chlorambucil (4 people, 14.81%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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