Related topic: Rituxan, Insomnia
Review: could Rituxan cause Insomnia?
Summary: Insomnia could be caused by Rituxan, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Decadron, and have Non-hodgkin's lymphoma.
We study 10,182 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 (latest outcomes from 10,289 users) has active ingredients of rituximab. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.
Insomnia (sleeplessness) (latest reports from 776,367 patients) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, high blood pressure, pain, pain relief by acupuncture.
On Apr, 11, 2014: 10,178 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 782,160 people who have Insomnia on eHealthMe.
Time on Rituxan when people have Insomnia * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Insomnia when taking Rituxan * :
Age of people who have Insomnia when taking Rituxan * :
Severity of Insomnia when taking Rituxan ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Insomnia ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Non-hodgkin's lymphoma (11 people, 17.46%)
- Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (11 people, 17.46%)
- Dermatitis (8 people, 12.70%)
- Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (6 people, 9.52%)
- Pain (6 people, 9.52%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Decadron (22 people, 34.92%)
- Prednisone (20 people, 31.75%)
- Vincristine (19 people, 30.16%)
- Cytoxan (16 people, 25.40%)
- Adriamycin pfs (16 people, 25.40%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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On eHealthMe, Rituxan (rituximab) is often used for rheumatoid arthritis. Find out below the conditions Rituxan is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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I was on vincristine and cytoxin for lymphoma, followed up with rituxan. I started seeing changes in my hands (extra bone growth)now I have extra bone growth(spurs)in both feet
From this study (1 day ago):
This drug has ruined my life. I am only 26 years old and I am rapidly gaining weight, am going through premature menopause, and cannot have children. All this has happened since I have GONE OFF THE DRUG. Do not take this drug.
Susan on Apr, 22, 2014:
Sorry to hear about this I am goin through it as we'll just found out after having tests done although I do have to children ages 4 and 10 I have only ever had a break from this deppo when I found out I was pregnant with my 2nd child so was on deppo for a good few yrs but lately I was gtn bad mood swings and horrible night sweats after 6 months they have says I'm goin through premature ovarian failure and I've been put on hormOne replacement treatment. I was really shocked as I've just turned 27
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