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Review: could Rituxan cause Jc virus infection?

We study 10,197 people who have side effects while taking Rituxan from FDA and social media. Among them, 26 have Jc virus infection. Find out below who they are, when they have Jc virus infection and more.

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Rituxan

Rituxan (latest outcomes from 10,306 users) has active ingredients of rituximab. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Jc virus infection

Jc virus infection (latest reports from 1,427 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, chronic lymphocytic leukaemia, systemic lupus erythematosus, rheumatoid arthritis, kidney transplant.

On Oct, 29, 2014: 10,197 people reported to have side effects when taking Rituxan. Among them, 26 people (0.25%) have Jc Virus Infection.

Trend of Jc virus infection in Rituxan reports

Time on Rituxan when people have Jc virus infection * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Jc virus infection26.67%33.33%0.00%6.67%13.33%20.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Jc virus infection when taking Rituxan * :

FemaleMale
Jc virus infection62.96%37.04%

Age of people who have Jc virus infection when taking Rituxan * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Jc virus infection0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%7.69%7.69%7.69%76.92%

Severity of Jc virus infection when taking Rituxan ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Jc virus infection ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Non-hodgkin's lymphoma (8 people, 30.77%)
  2. Transplant rejection (3 people, 11.54%)
  3. Haemolytic uraemic syndrome (3 people, 11.54%)
  4. Hypertension (2 people, 7.69%)
  5. Agitation (2 people, 7.69%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Prednisone (5 people, 19.23%)
  2. Coumadin (4 people, 15.38%)
  3. Spiriva (4 people, 15.38%)
  4. Baclofen (4 people, 15.38%)
  5. Cyclophosphamide (4 people, 15.38%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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