Review: could Rituxan cause Insomnia?
Summary: Insomnia is found among people who take Rituxan, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Decadron, and have Non-hodgkin's lymphoma.
We study 10,204 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 has active ingredients of rituximab. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 10,315 Rituxan users)
Insomnia (sleeplessness) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, pain, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 144,028 Insomnia patients)
On Apr, 3, 2015: 10,203 people reported to have side effects when taking Rituxan. Among them, 63 people (0.62%) have Insomnia.
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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NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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