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


Summary

Inflammatory bowel disease - crohn's disease is reported only by a few people who take Rituxan. We study 10,131 people who have side effects while taking Rituxan from FDA and social media. Among them, 4 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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Inflammatory Bowel Disease - Crohn's Disease

Inflammatory bowel disease - crohn's disease has been reported by people with heart rate increased, death, crohn's disease, abdominal pain upper, joint pain (latest reports from 73,220 Inflammatory bowel disease - crohn's disease patients).

On Jul, 21, 2016

10,131 people reported to have side effects when taking Rituxan.
Among them, 4 people (0.04%) 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: 66.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 33.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 25 %
  • male: 75 %

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: 33.33 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 66.67 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (2 people)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Fludarabine Phosphate (2 people)
  • Cyclophosphamide (2 people)
  • Omeprazole (1 person)
  • Methotrexate (1 person)
  • Folic Acid (1 person)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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