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Review: could Rituxan cause Insomnia?

We study 10,193 people who have side effects while taking Rituxan from FDA and social media. Among them, 60 have Insomnia. Find out below who they are, when they have Insomnia and more.

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Rituxan

Rituxan (latest outcomes from 10,303 users) has active ingredients of rituximab. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Insomnia

Insomnia (sleeplessness) (latest reports from 778,151 patients) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, high blood pressure, pain, stress and anxiety.

On Jul, 17, 2014: 10,193 people reported to have side effects when taking Rituxan. Among them, 63 people (0.62%) have Insomnia. They amount to 0.01% of all the 777,289 people who have Insomnia on eHealthMe.

Trend of Insomnia in Rituxan reports

Time on Rituxan when people have Insomnia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Insomnia60.00%20.00%10.00%10.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Insomnia when taking Rituxan * :

FemaleMale
Insomnia66.10%33.90%

Age of people who have Insomnia when taking Rituxan * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Insomnia0.00%0.00%0.00%18.60%4.65%16.28%4.65%55.81%

Severity of Insomnia when taking Rituxan ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Insomnia0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Insomnia ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Non-hodgkin's lymphoma (11 people, 17.46%)
  2. Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (11 people, 17.46%)
  3. Dermatitis (8 people, 12.70%)
  4. Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (6 people, 9.52%)
  5. Pain (6 people, 9.52%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Decadron (22 people, 34.92%)
  2. Prednisone (20 people, 31.75%)
  3. Vincristine (19 people, 30.16%)
  4. Cytoxan (16 people, 25.40%)
  5. Adriamycin pfs (16 people, 25.40%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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