Muscle spasms is found among people who take Rituxan, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Diphenhydramine Hcl, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 17,867 people who have side effects while taking Rituxan from FDA and social media. Among them, 126 have Muscle spasms. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle spasms and more.
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Rituxan has active ingredients of rituximab. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Rituxan 18,902 users)
Muscle spasms (muscle contraction) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure (latest reports from 105,005 Muscle spasms patients).
On Oct, 05, 2016
17,867 people reported to have side effects when taking Rituxan.
Among them, 126 people (0.71%) have Muscle Spasms
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Hi, I had CLL and took Rituxan and a year later I couldn't see. I had s MRI and they found lesions in the occipital lobe of my brain. My oncologist did a work up and had no clue as to what it may be. I finally went into NYC and had a brain biopsy and then they determined it was PML. That was in July 2014 and I was given weeks to months to live. My daughter took my all over the country to various doctors who gave us no hope. We then found Dr. Berger at the university of penn who finally said that these two medications maritzapine and mefloquine you have nothing to lose. I took them for the next several months and saw Dr. Berger monthly, things seemed to look better and he said there is a clinical trail at the National Institution of Health in Maryland he called his friend Dr. Avi Nath and I was a candidate for a tcell transfer which had to be approved by the FDA but over the next few months my lesions shrank and I regained my ability to walk much better, but never regained my eyesight. I'm still enrolled in the clinical study being that they can try to understand how and why I survived. Maybe they can help another person who is afflicted with this horrible disease.
I am 50 years old and have been on rituxan for 8 months with 4 treatments so far. Last night I was diagnosed with diverticulitis at the er. I am interested in hearing other people's experiences and what they are doing for preventative steps to avoid future episodes of diverticulitis.
I'm on suboxone/subutex for opiate withdrawals & 2 stop opiate cravings. I have muscle spasms in my back & have been prescribed a few different relaxants n the past including, baclofen, flexeril, zanaflex, & soma. I have found baclofen 2 help my muscles not feel as tense when I'm on it. Zanaflex ...
I have Lupus/Rheumatoid Arthritis and my consultant recommended I take two courses of rituximab. The first infusion was in early June with he second at the end of June. All seemed fine until October when my period failed to show up and hasn't thus far - any one else experience the same?
Hi, I had CLL and took Rituxan and a year later I couldn't see. I had s MRI and they found lesions in the occipital lobe of my brain. My oncologist did a work up and had no clue as to what it may be. I finally went into NYC and had a brain biopsy and then they determined it was PML. That was in ...
Hello, I'm being treated for lymphomia w/rituxan for the next two years. I have noticed after the first two treatments that my gout has flared up even though I've been on allopurinol for several years. Up to this point, the allopurinol has been very effective. Are there studies noting a ...
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