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 (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.
Time on Rituxan when people have Inflammatory bowel disease - crohn's disease * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Inflammatory bowel disease - crohn's disease||66.67%||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 * :
|Inflammatory bowel disease - crohn's disease||25.00%||75.00% |
Age of people who have Inflammatory bowel disease - crohn's disease when taking Rituxan * :
|Inflammatory bowel disease - crohn's disease||0.00%||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 ** :
How people recovered from Inflammatory bowel disease - crohn's disease ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (2 people, 50.00%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (1 people, 25.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Cyclophosphamide (2 people, 50.00%)
- Fludarabine phosphate (2 people, 50.00%)
- Omeprazole (1 people, 25.00%)
- Naprosyn (1 people, 25.00%)
- Folic acid (1 people, 25.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (1 week ago):
I have been choking on medication and food. I had a barium swallow test that showed a narrowing of the esophagus.
From this study (3 weeks ago):
Hypertension, colitis, appetite decrease occurred following second biweekly treatment. No recovery following a total of four treatments. Pt has GAD 65 and P/QType calcium channel antibodies. Results to level of antibodies is currently outstanding in lab.
From this study (1 month ago):
Anaphylactic shock upon first and second infusions. Crash team intervention required
Bilateral Pulmonary embolisms at 4th week of treatment
Chronic and multiple episodes of accute Hypotension started during Rituximab treatments. No hypoentention problems prior to Rituximab treatments.
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