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Review: could Rituxan cause Muscle spasms?

We study 10,193 people who have side effects while taking Rituxan from FDA and social media. Among them, 44 have Muscle spasms. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle spasms and more.

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Rituxan

Rituxan (latest outcomes from 10,303 users) has active ingredients of rituximab. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Muscle spasms

Muscle spasms (muscle contraction) (latest reports from 349,866 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, pain.

On Aug, 14, 2014: 10,193 people reported to have side effects when taking Rituxan. Among them, 44 people (0.43%) have Muscle Spasms. They amount to 0.01% of all the 349,812 people who have Muscle Spasms on eHealthMe.

Trend of Muscle spasms in Rituxan reports

Time on Rituxan when people have Muscle spasms * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Muscle spasms16.67%0.00%0.00%16.67%50.00%16.67%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Muscle spasms67.39%32.61%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Muscle spasms0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%7.89%21.05%15.79%55.26%

Severity of Muscle spasms when taking Rituxan ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Muscle spasms0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Muscle spasms ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Muscle spasms0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (14 people, 31.82%)
  2. Prothrombin level abnormal (12 people, 27.27%)
  3. Pain management (12 people, 27.27%)
  4. Non-hodgkin's lymphoma stage iii (12 people, 27.27%)
  5. Non-hodgkin's lymphoma (5 people, 11.36%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Coumadin (18 people, 40.91%)
  2. Aredia (14 people, 31.82%)
  3. Lasix (14 people, 31.82%)
  4. Zometa (14 people, 31.82%)
  5. Synthroid (14 people, 31.82%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • I am now unable to walk with my crutches, my primary doctor put in for a wheelchair. This CRPS is getting worse and worse every day and spreading to both feet both knees both legs.

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  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • Iam now unable to walk with my crutches, my primary doctor put in for a wheelchair. This CRPS is getting worse and worse everyday spreading to both feet both knees both legs.

    Reply

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