Rituxan and Mental status changes - from FDA reports


Summary

Mental status changes is found among people who take Rituxan, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Prednisone, and have Bone disorder. This review analyzes which people have Mental status changes with Rituxan. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 21,938 people who have side effects when taking Rituxan from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Oct, 11, 2017

21,938 people reported to have side effects when taking Rituxan.
Among them, 75 people (0.34%) have Mental status changes


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Rituxan cause Mental status changes?

Time on Rituxan when people have Mental status changes *:

  • < 1 month: 42.86 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 47.62 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 9.52 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Mental status changes when taking Rituxan *:

  • female: 47.95 %
  • male: 52.05 %

Age of people who have Mental status changes when taking Rituxan *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 3.45 %
  • 40-49: 10.34 %
  • 50-59: 15.52 %
  • 60+: 70.69 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Prostate Cancer Metastatic (7 people, 9.33%)
  • Bone Disorder (7 people, 9.33%)
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (6 people, 8.00%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (5 people, 6.67%)
  • Lymphoma (5 people, 6.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prednisone (23 people, 30.67%)
  • Lasix (20 people, 26.67%)
  • Zometa (14 people, 18.67%)
  • Cytoxan (12 people, 16.00%)
  • Aspirin (12 people, 16.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Hypotension (27 people, 36.00%)
  • Fatigue (27 people, 36.00%)
  • Fever (26 people, 34.67%)
  • Pneumonia (23 people, 30.67%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (21 people, 28.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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