Review: could Rituxan cause Inflammatory Bowel Disease - Crohn's Disease?


Summary

Inflammatory bowel disease - crohn's disease 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 . We study 17,867 people who have side effects while taking Rituxan from FDA and social media. Among them, 23 have Inflammatory bowel disease - crohn's disease. Find out below who they are, when they have Inflammatory bowel disease - crohn's disease and more.

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Rituxan

Rituxan has active ingredients of rituximab. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Rituxan 18,110 users)

Inflammatory Bowel Disease - Crohn's Disease

Inflammatory bowel disease - crohn's disease has been reported by people with fever, pain, crohn's disease, abdominal pain, diarrhea (latest reports from 151,782 Inflammatory bowel disease - crohn's disease patients).

On Sep, 19, 2016

17,867 people reported to have side effects when taking Rituxan.
Among them, 23 people (0.13%) have Inflammatory Bowel Disease - Crohn's Disease


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Rituxan cause Inflammatory bowel disease - crohn's disease?

Time on Rituxan when people have Inflammatory Bowel Disease - Crohn's Disease *:

  • < 1 month: 60 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 20 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Inflammatory Bowel Disease - Crohn's Disease when taking Rituxan *:

  • female: 63.64 %
  • male: 36.36 %

Age of people who have Inflammatory Bowel Disease - Crohn's Disease when taking Rituxan *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 20.0 %
  • 40-49: 6.67 %
  • 50-59: 33.33 %
  • 60+: 40.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (7 people, 30.43%)
  • Acne (4 people, 17.39%)
  • Thrombocytopenia (3 people, 13.04%)
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (3 people, 13.04%)
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (2 people, 8.70%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Tylenol (6 people, 26.09%)
  • Zopiclone (5 people, 21.74%)
  • Vitamin C (4 people, 17.39%)
  • Prednisone. (4 people, 17.39%)
  • Ezetrol (4 people, 17.39%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weight Decreased (5 people, 21.74%)
  • Vomiting (4 people, 17.39%)
  • Nausea (4 people, 17.39%)
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (4 people, 17.39%)
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (4 people, 17.39%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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