Rituxan and Muscle spasms - from FDA reports


Summary

Muscle spasms is found among people who take Rituxan, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. This review analyzes which people have Muscle spasms 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, 30, 2017

20,197 people reported to have side effects when taking Rituxan.
Among them, 152 people (0.75%) have Muscle Spasms


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Rituxan cause Muscle spasms?

Time on Rituxan when people have Muscle Spasms *:

  • < 1 month: 24.14 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 3.45 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 20.69 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 20.69 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 27.59 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.45 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Muscle Spasms when taking Rituxan *:

  • female: 72 %
  • male: 28 %

Age of people who have Muscle Spasms when taking Rituxan *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.82 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 6.56 %
  • 40-49: 17.21 %
  • 50-59: 22.95 %
  • 60+: 52.46 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (50 people, 32.89%)
  • Pain (24 people, 15.79%)
  • Depression (16 people, 10.53%)
  • Prothrombin Level Abnormal (12 people, 7.89%)
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Stage Iii (12 people, 7.89%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (22 people, 14.47%)
  • Coumadin (21 people, 13.82%)
  • Synthroid (19 people, 12.50%)
  • Lasix (19 people, 12.50%)
  • Ambien (17 people, 11.18%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (47 people, 30.92%)
  • Pain (43 people, 28.29%)
  • Weakness (40 people, 26.32%)
  • Joint Pain (37 people, 24.34%)
  • Weight Decreased (36 people, 23.68%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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