Rituxan and Insomnia - from FDA reports


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 Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. This review analyzes which people have Insomnia with Rituxan. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 20,197 people who have side effects when taking Rituxan from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 26, 2017

20,197 people reported to have side effects when taking Rituxan.
Among them, 271 people (1.34%) have Insomnia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Rituxan cause Insomnia?

Time on Rituxan when people have Insomnia *:

  • < 1 month: 40.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 22.5 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 12.5 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 20.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 2.5 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.5 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Insomnia when taking Rituxan *:

  • female: 69.32 %
  • male: 30.68 %

Age of people who have Insomnia when taking Rituxan *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.48 %
  • 20-29: 4.31 %
  • 30-39: 10.05 %
  • 40-49: 13.88 %
  • 50-59: 29.67 %
  • 60+: 41.63 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (117 people, 43.17%)
  • High Blood Pressure (21 people, 7.75%)
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (19 people, 7.01%)
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (17 people, 6.27%)
  • Diabetes (11 people, 4.06%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (60 people, 22.14%)
  • Actemra (36 people, 13.28%)
  • Prednisone (34 people, 12.55%)
  • Tylenol (33 people, 12.18%)
  • Plaquenil (31 people, 11.44%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (88 people, 32.47%)
  • Fatigue (85 people, 31.37%)
  • Drug Ineffective (76 people, 28.04%)
  • Joint Pain (71 people, 26.20%)
  • Nausea (64 people, 23.62%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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