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Review: could Rituxan cause Inflammatory bowel disease - crohn's disease?

Summary: Inflammatory bowel disease - crohn's disease could be caused by Rituxan, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Cyclophosphamide, and have Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia.

We study 10,182 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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Rituxan

Rituxan (latest outcomes from 10,289 users) has active ingredients of rituximab. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Inflammatory bowel disease - crohn's disease

Inflammatory bowel disease - crohn's disease (latest reports from 156,431 patients) has been reported by people with acne, pain, inflammatory bowel disease, depression, high blood pressure.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 10,178 people reported to have side effects when taking Rituxan. Among them, 4 people (0.04%) have Inflammatory Bowel Disease - Crohn's Disease. They amount to 0.00% of all the 156,502 people who have Inflammatory Bowel Disease - Crohn's Disease on eHealthMe.

Trend of Inflammatory bowel disease - crohn's disease in Rituxan reports

Time on Rituxan when people have Inflammatory bowel disease - crohn's disease * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Inflammatory bowel disease - crohn's disease66.67%0.00%0.00%0.00%33.33%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Inflammatory bowel disease - crohn's disease when taking Rituxan * :

FemaleMale
Inflammatory bowel disease - crohn's disease25.00%75.00%

Age of people who have Inflammatory bowel disease - crohn's disease when taking Rituxan * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Inflammatory bowel disease - crohn's disease0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%33.33%0.00%66.67%0.00%

Severity of Inflammatory bowel disease - crohn's disease when taking Rituxan ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Inflammatory bowel disease - crohn's disease ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (2 people, 50.00%)
  2. Rheumatoid arthritis (1 people, 25.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Cyclophosphamide (2 people, 50.00%)
  2. Fludarabine phosphate (2 people, 50.00%)
  3. Omeprazole (1 people, 25.00%)
  4. Naprosyn (1 people, 25.00%)
  5. Folic acid (1 people, 25.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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