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 10,203 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 10,314 Rituxan users)
Insomnia (sleeplessness) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, pain, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 143,888 Insomnia patients)
On Mar, 4, 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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- A study of side effects of Ambien for a 82-year old man with Melanin. The patient has Insomnia (sleeplessness)
- A study of drug interactions between Losartan Potassium; Hydrochlorothiazide, Synthroid, Cymbalta, Glumetza for a 60-year old woman with High Blood Pressure, Thyroid Cancer - Papillary Carcinoma, Pain - Back, Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. The patient has Insomnia, Hip Pain, Back Pain
- A study of drug interactions between Acidophilus Lactobacillus, Benicar Hct for a 58-year old woman with Bowel Movement Irregularity, Blood Pressure Inadequately Controlled. The patient has Back Pain, Nausea, Leg Cramping, Tongue Irritation, Insomnia, Itching
- A study of side effects of Valacyclovir for a 25-year old woman with Epstein-barr Virus Infection. The patient has Insomnia (sleeplessness)
Recent Rituxan related drug comparison:
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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